Putting Life into Your Painting with Gesture
May
20
May 22

Putting Life into Your Painting with Gesture

A workshop for artists for have some basic experience with painting fundamentals and composition, but for whom “loosening up “ or getting beyond tried and true recipes andthinking about painting in a new way.

Lurking in the Belly of Poetry
Jul
8
Jul 11

Lurking in the Belly of Poetry

Delve into the belly of poetry with acclaimed Secwepemc poet, rancher and professional breeder of quarterhorses, Garry Gottfriedson.

Toni Onley Artists' Project for Professional and Emerging Artists
Jul
8
Jul 16

Toni Onley Artists' Project for Professional and Emerging Artists

First offered in 2000 with distinguished Canadian artist Norman Yates, the Artists’ Project for Professional and Emerging Artists has had a tremendous impact on the artistic development of those who have taken part in it. Participating artists spend nine days in Wells working in the IMA studios under the mentorship of senior artists.

Sing About It
Aug
1
Aug 3

Sing About It

This workshop will explore some singing techniques, some basic and useful vocal physiology and how to sing with ease and expand upon your skill base.

31st Annual International Harp (& Cello) School
Aug
14
Aug 18

31st Annual International Harp (& Cello) School

The 2017 Harp School promises to be another fantastic week with Caroline Mackay, Tristan Le Govic, Sunita Staneslow and and Mairi Chambeul from Scotland. This year we are also adding Cello with Morag Northey.

Life Drawing
Aug
26
Aug 29

Life Drawing

This course is suited to students of all levels with a focus not only on developing drawing skills, but also on the use of drawing as a tool for personal exploration.

Painting Your Inner Mandala
Aug
26
Aug 29

Painting Your Inner Mandala

This workshop will inspire you to connect with your emotions and express your true inner-spirit by creating a Mandala of your own.


Winter Guided Residency with Peter Corbett
Mar
18
Mar 23

Winter Guided Residency with Peter Corbett

Island Mountain Arts presents a mentored studio residency lead by Peter Corbett, one of BC’s premier plein air oil painters. This week-long guided residency is designed to help emerging and professional visual artists explore their studio practice all-the-while being immersed in the beautiful and historic backdrop of Wells in the Winter.

Winter Harp in Wells
Feb
24
Feb 26

Winter Harp in Wells

Join Marilyn in the wonderful Wells winter to explore some wonders of the harp that are accessible to all levels of students.