Art Zone embraced by community


The newly formed Art Zone Sun Peaks created a name for itself this summer, hosting six workshops and events in July and August with over 50 art enthusiasts participating in the events. “Students came from all over,” says artist and Art Zone member Lorel Sternig. “Some were locals from Sun Peaks and area, others came from Kamloops, the Shuswap, Williams Lake and Washington State. We had a group of eight ladies from … [Read more...]

Art Zone offers a colourful line-up of workshops

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Four lively artists will be hosting workshops this month at the newly established Art Zone at Sun Peaks. Vaughn Butland, an enthusiast for getting out there and painting in nature, will be facilitating an alpine watercolour workshop on July 15 and 16. Two clay handbuilding sessions will be offered by Karen Palmer on July 21 and 22. The Saturday course is geared to kids aged six to 12, while the Sunday class is … [Read more...]

Planning underway for a Sun Peaks Arts Council

Arts Council

If all goes to plan for a group of enthusiastic art lovers, there’ll be another non-profit society at Sun Peaks, and a lot more art in the mountains in the near future. Lorel Sternig and other local patrons of the arts will hold a general meeting on Tuesday, May 29 to explore community interest in establishing a Sun Peaks Arts Council. “A non-profit Arts Society/Council . . . would allow the society to apply … [Read more...]