December 31, 2019

This year was a challenging one. And I want to use that as an excuse for the silence on the blog, but in reality, I was silent before as well. It's always been difficult for me to write about what I'm doing. I am focusing on finding my voice and trying to get more clea...

February 2, 2019

Happy New Year from ALL of us at The Narrows! 

 With winter in full swing, and the New Year upon us, we are putting a concerted effort to strengthen our Artist Residency Program, with a focus in 2019, at growing this part of the Arts Centre. Nestled in solitude, Th...

September 12, 2018

Heading in to Autumn, after another summer of inspiration.

An amazing summer of exploring, finding inspiration in the West Kootenay area and beyond, we are always astonished by the majestic beauty found in nature (west kootenay waterfall) as well as how small we really...

August 10, 2018

The Narrows offers a retreat surrounded by lush nature, bird sounds and wild species making an appearance almost daily. The centre is busy this summer, with private workshops, retreats and some residencies. 

During the summer so much inspiration is had, by the vibrant c...

May 9, 2018

Deadline: June 8th 4pm. Call for local artists for sponsored artist residency at The Narrows. Please apply to Nelson and District Arts Council 

NDAC, The Narrows Art Retreat and Wood Gundy have joined forces to create the Wood Gundy Narrows Artist’s Residency, located a...

January 21, 2018

On Monday, January 22nd, at 7pm at the Civic Theatre in Nelson, we are happy to help host Jon Turk and Dave & Laurie Knox, three friends who share a love of adventure and a deep connection with wild spaces and species. 

Jon Turk, from Montana, and Fernie will...

October 23, 2017

Leaves are out in full splendour. Plenty of 'material' to do Earth Art.

I love this time of year for all the earth is communicating. The colours, the smells, the letting go, the preparation for winter. Getting outside, and truly listening refuels creativity. Playing wit...

July 13, 2017

Currently contemplating new directions in my art, struggling with what I’m really trying to say, while laid up, watching the lake. I am catching up on all things admin (including a blog post!). 

Although I have been sketching and doing small watercolours, being in a cas...

May 15, 2017

Get your applications in! Apply for an artist residency this summer. Upcoming deadline to apply for the fully sponsored shared residency at Hidden Creek is Friday, June 9th, 2017. The residency dates are for Monday, August 14 to Sunday, August 20th, 2017.

Wood Gundy, a...

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