THE SOUTH SHUSWAP SCOOP
Artistry By The Lake
Blind Bay Hall, 2510 Blind Bay Rd. Blind Bay, BC Saturday, August 13th, 10am to 6pm By Jean Toker Many of you have been to the Blind Bay Hall winter Artistry Events. These events have been a wonderful place to purchase that special unique gift or personal item. This year, we are presenting the opportunity to experience the Artistry event in the summer. Local Artisans will be at the Blind Bay Hall right in the centre of Blind Bay, at 2510 Blind Bay Rd. You will find pottery, glassworks, jewellery, fibre art pieces, scarves, garden works , woodwork, statues, soaps, paintings, various bags and table coverings, quilts, cards, and many other interesting items.
This year Artistry will be a special event with a free Children’s Art Tent. Art supplies will be available for your budding artist to come and create something special. There will be a variety of age appropriate projects and supplies. Please plan to stay and supervise your child. Hot dog BBQ making it a fun event. Take a break from the lake and join us as we celebrate creativity in the area. For more information contact Chris Harris, 250-6752249, Jean Toker, 250-6755521 or Becky McMahon, 250675-2199.
Linda Becker Memorial 2016 Award Winner Submitted by Betty Schriver Judi Reglin, winner of the 2016 Linda Becker Memorial Award at the Blind Bay Painters’ Art Show and, is a local artist, who regularly amazes with her individual style and no fear attitude with art. This year’s award winning painting
called “Moon over the South Thompson River”, being a good example, with it’s supersized moon over the natural beauty of the South Thompson banks. If you would like to see more of Judi’s art or photography, you can go to her website at shuswap.jalbum.net
Blind Bay Hall
Home of the Reedman Gallery 2016 Artist Collaborative By Jean Toker The Blind Bay Hall is pleased to be providing the venue for the new 2016 Artist Collaborative in the Reedman Gallery from August 11 to September 5th. We are featuring local area artists and showcasing many different art forms. A variety of works will be on display. Each artist presents a unique selection of works. This year the Artists participating in the Gallery are Nancy Alison, Mella Ashenbren-
ner, Bonnie Baker, Larry Bell, Gail Boden, Jean Christie, Jan Cleland, Jo Colley, Lynda Earley, Lois McLeod, Becky McMahon, Jerre Paquette, Deb Tarry, Pat Taylor, Diana Waller, Carol Warkentin, Sheryl Wilson, Judy Mackenzie and Alexey Vareljan. Drop by and browse, you may find that special thank you gift or unique card for your host in the area, a special souvenir to take home, or that one (Continued on page 13)
Artists Collaborative Gallery in the
at Blind Bay Hall, 2501 Blind Bay Road, Blind Bay
Local Paintings and Fine Crafts for sale
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August 11 to September 5 Thursday to Monday 10am to 4pm Jean 250.675.5521 or Becky 250.675.2199
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