In partnership with the Columbia Basin Trust, Arts Revelstoke and the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance have released the Revelstoke recipient list for Funding Support to Communities. Across the entire basin, 110 arts and culture projects received a total of $750,000 in 2021-22. Revelstoke is proudly represented by the following artists and their creative projects.
Kaisa Lindfors is a ceramic artist who is currently working on a series of handbuilt, handpainted ceramic work that is informed by her drawing and writing practice. She creates pieces that serves as quiet reflections of her lived experiences and aims to create pieces that are hopeful and whimsical.
Claudia Simon, Let the Good Times Roll
Claudia Simon will showcase her new body of work as a pop-up exhibit at the Revelstoke skatepark. Bringing urban flare to an unlikely artist hub, Bambi merges Columbia Basin landscapes with contemporary and comical digital art.
Laura Stovel, Stories of the Forest
Laura Stovel is a writer and the author of three books who has a strong interest in environmental and social justice issues. Her latest project, alongside co-contributor Christy Shaw, will share insights from twenty storytellers, knowledge sharers, biologists and ecologists and their own personal connection with the forest. These stories will include corresponding visual photographs or drawings of these sacred spaces and will be compiled into an exhibit and book.
Tropical Sueno (Tropical Dream) will feature twenty original paintings merging wildlife & the landscape of Yucata, Mexico. These paintings will reflect the connection and consciousness experienced in the exotic, natural world using vibrant colours and intricate details.
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