Join Marilyn in the wonderful Wells winter to explore some wonders of the harp that are accessible to all levels of students.
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.
Study the craft of songwriting with these exemplary Canadian musicians.
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.
Island Mountain Arts is pleased to bring you a 5-day Realist Painting studio residency in Wells, BC with acclaimed Okanagan artist Glenn Clark
Instructor: Angie Roth McIntosh
Suitable to those from beginner to intermediate working in oils or acrylics, this workshop will provide the necessary tools and skills for painters to gain the confidence to get out in the world and paint whether in the studio or outside en plein air.
Instructor: Cathy Stonehouse
This workshop will focus on the challenges and rewards of crafting artful stories based in researched fact or lived experience.
This one day workshop with TJ Dawe and Lindsay Robertson focuses on helping participants access their creative impulses, and develop a practice to regularly engage in some creative activity.
Hong Lac, proprietor of the Wild Scallion Restaurant in Penticton, welcomes you to learn and taste the magic of nourishing food. Learn how food can be healthy, beautiful and delicious with high nutritional value, as well as, created with ease and love. Each two-hour session includes a three-course tasting menu and a menu plan.
This course focuses on both writing and performance aimed at facilitating self-expression through music, song and spoken word poetry.
A 4-day workshop on blues guitar, incorporating elements of fingerpicking, open and alternate tunings, and slide guitar.
Led by Rae Spoon and Alexandre Decoupigny, this three-day workshop explores how computer music is made, using the program Ableton Live Intro, and discussing how to use Ableton as a songwriting tool.
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.