The Nanaimo Arts Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Arts Achievements Awards

Focused at the wheel
Focused at the wheel

Posted by The Nanaimo Arts Council on Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Nanaimo Arts Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Arts Achievements Awards, and would like to invite the community to join us in celebrating their accomplishments at the Awards Reception on Thursday, July 23rd at 4:00 pm in The Port Theatre Harmac Room (upper lobby).
The recipients hail from a variety of creative backgrounds including music, visual arts, creative writing, and dance and demonstrated a commitment to their practice and to furthering their education in their chosen fields.
2015 Arts Achievement Award Winners:
• Katrina Berg – Dance
• Ciro Di Ruocco – Visual Arts (ceramics)
• Elaine Felicia Lay – Creative Writing
• Eddy Martin Graham – Visual Arts
• Ethan Olynyk – Music (drums)
• Sarah Segal – Creative Writing
• Hans Verhoeven – Music (drums)
This is the seventeenth year that the Nanaimo Arts Council has been providing support to local artists to continue their education and they have awarded over $50,000 in that period. You are invited to join in the celebration of these inspiring individuals as they strive towards excellence. There will be music, snacks and refreshments

Pictures from the awards Ceremony
2015 Nanaimo Arts Council Achievement Awards

Here is a sneak peak into what I have been working on for the last 5 months.

Mary Fox: Unearthing Beauty (Official Trailer) from on Vimeo.

Coming up on my schedule:

I will be home painting, screen printing, or video editing until July 22.

Photo Copyright Chris Thompson
Photo Copyright Chris Thompson

July 23 – 26th

Rock of the Woods Music Festival: Visual Art Installation!


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July 24th

Kendall Patrick and the Headless Bettys

Diana Krall Plaza Downtown Nanaimo

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July 30th

Gallery of BC Ceramics with Mary Fox!

Premier of my Short Film about Ladysmith Potter, MARY FOX on Granville Island at the Gallery of BC Ceramics!




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