SQUEEGEERAMA: August 20-22

IT’S BACK! Friday, Saturday and Sunday | August 20-21-22 Wachiay Studio on Vancouver Island Squeegeerama is an annual squeegee-fest held at Wachiay Studio. We invite guest artists, to share their ideas and techniques. The studio and staff assist participants to print their projects on a variety of materials (paper, stencil, film, ink, etc supplied), and people…

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2. The Screen: Frame & Mesh

Use this space to discuss Step 2: The Screen: Frame & Mesh Ask any questions, report any problems, and share inspiration. The Screen is a key component of the process, and the part that gives screen printing its name. The screen consists of a strongly made wood or metal frame, and a fine woven mesh…

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Wachiay Studio Mural Call

Closing date: July 31, 2021 Location: Courtenay, BC Summary We are looking for artwork submissions from Indigenous artists that will become a mural painted in the heart of our studio. The artwork should represent the themes of community and empowerment. We believe art has an important role to play in building community, promoting dialogue, and…

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215 Children

We acknowledge and mourn the 215 children that never made it home from the Kamloops residential school. We know that the fate of these children is not an isolated atrocity. Though many residential school survivors have been telling these stories for decades, we hope that this discovery will help to support the truth and bring…

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ARTIST GRANTS

First Peoples Cultural Council “Arts Vitality Microgrant” Arts Vitality Micro-Grant Canada Council for the Arts “Concept to Realization” https://canadacouncil.ca/funding/grants/explore-and-create/concept-to-realization Canada Council for the Arts “Creating, Knowing, and Sharing” https://canadacouncil.ca/funding/grants/creating-knowing-sharing BC Arts Council “Microgrant Program” **note: not accepting applications at this moment, but may be soon! https://www.bcartscouncil.ca/program/microgrant-program/ screentheworldWe are a multidisciplinary team with a rich and…

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ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art

SHARING!! “Are there people in your community who want to study traditional northwest coast art? Do you know of artists in your community who wish to elevate their skills and learn from master Indigenous artists? The Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art at Cost Mountain College is now accepting applications for Fall 2021.  The…

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The NEXT COHORT –  Training Opportunity Screenprinting for Entrepreneurs

  Training Opportunity Screenprinting for Entrepreneurs Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Do you have a sketchbook full of designs waiting to come to life? Are you looking to increase the production of your artwork? Keep reading! Wachiay Friendship Centre is excited to announce the Spring session of our online training program, Screenprinting for…

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