Jeanette Ardern, Abstract Artist Jeanette designed patterns for cross stitch for many years. About 20 years ago, she wondered if she could do the same thing with paint and paint brush….so Jeanette got a book out of the library, and became a decorative artist. After 6 years as a decorative artist, life got in the […]
Although no longer active in the gallery, Rhona is now a Member Emeritus. I awakened on a February morning in 1966, knowing that I could learn how to paint and draw. It was an overwhelming feeling. My fourth baby in five years had been born the previous October and I knew that because I […]
My husband and I spent thirty seven years in the outdoors owning and operating three remote wilderness resorts. After retiring in 2010, I was able pursue some life long interests, pine needle basket making was one. A friend gave me some basic instructions which sparked my desire to learn more. Much of what if […]
Marj was introduced to art glass and discovered a lasting passion. She has continued working on her techniques for both stained glass and kiln-formed glass to discover her own whimsical style.
For the first few years I worked with glass, most of my items were made using the Tiffany Technique of stained glass construction. In the past few years my primary focus has turned to working with hot glass. Using a kiln allows me to combine colours and manipulate them into shapes that wouldn’t be possible […]
I was raised in Kamloops and started creating pottery in 2001. My focus is mostly in functional pots although I do enjoy the creativity of non functional artistic pieces. I am a member of, and teach wheel classes at, the Kamloops Arts and Craft Club, as well as being a member of the Thompson Valley […]
Patricia joined the Courthouse Gallery in 2011 and currently holds the position of secretary. She moved to Kamloops in 2006 and started taking workshops in acrylics, watercolour and plein air. Patty’s work in the gallery is mostly coloured pen and ink which is her favourite medium.
Colour is my inspiration. One of my first shawl warps was purple, fushia and red for the rhododendrons I saw on the Sunshine Coast. I wear fall colours and warp with those colours at least once a year. My warps contain cotton, acrylic, and novelty fibers in related colours that blend into each other. The […]
Dave is a photographer living in Kamloops, B.C., specializing in Scenery and Floral photography. Dave has lived in B.C. almost all of his life. Born in Vancouver in 1948 re relocated to Prince George in 1972 and relocated to Kamloops in 1999. Throughout that time Dave has had an ongoing love of the outdoors. […]
Annie Treger is a handweaver based out of her home in Kamloops, BC. A longtime member of the Thompson Valley Weavers’ Guild, she began weaving in 1978 after exploring a variety of fibre arts. Annie enjoys the mix between art and technicality in weaving, and particularly enjoys experimenting with colours.
My fascination for the arts began early when, as a toddler, I ate all of my sister’s finely crafted mud pies that she left to bake in the hot Kamloops sun. My interests and skills have improved since then. I have journeyed through many adventures in creativity, from sewing “turn-of-the-century” costumes to flower arranging, macramé, […]