Feature Artist

With her latest music, Sounds of the Kootenays, which is inspired by many people and places especially the Kootenay region but also Hawaii. The music has instrumental classical with folklore tones.

Always having a love for art, geometry and fractals in nature have been a big part of his creative process.

Jesse has known she loved to travel at seven and her first gallery Wanderlust at The Arts Station features photos from her many adventures in life.

These two fifth-generation Fernie-ites were determined to explore a new art medium and try their hand at pyrography (wood burning). 

While he's always had an interest in photography for a large portion of his life, he had not made a conscious decision to “figure it out” and really explore photography until experiencing a change in physical ability.

Being called an artist is one of the highest forms of gratitude a working creative can receive and it’s never a term that Alanda does not take lightly.

Pursuing goldsmithing and eventually opening two stores, over the years Matti has learned that where he live plays a significant role in cultivating creativity. 

When we decided to dedicate the “Gratitude” issue to the BC Wildfires and the many involved, we instantly thought of all of the images we came across over the last few months. We got in touch with the many photographers in our area, from professional to recreational and asked them to share any images they had taken that represented the BC Wildfires to them. Here is a collage from what was submitted, alongside a few words on what was happening while they were taking the shot.

Launching her fifth book into the world, this novel has taken her on a three-year voyage, a journey very different than the others.

Art, you can say, is Tyra's way of getting “unplugged” from competitive sport and the stress and focus that comes with it.