Entertainment

Local artists present Fish Frenzy!

Artists Cheryl Taylor (left) and Martina Kowalchuk  are looking forward to ‘Fish Frenzy’ – a fun kids’ class at the Campbell River Art Gallery. - Photo submitted
Artists Cheryl Taylor (left) and Martina Kowalchuk  are looking forward to ‘Fish Frenzy’ – a fun kids’ class at the Campbell River Art Gallery.
— image credit: Photo submitted

Campbell River artists Martina Kowalchuk and Cheryl Taylor will be bringing fun, design and colour to the Campbell River Art Gallery for a special class created just for kids ages 7-12.

This one-time only course, called Fish Frenzy: Paper Mache Sculpture will offer local children the chance to get creative with papier mache. Kowalchuk, a graduate of the Emily Carr College of Art, has designed and created jewelry with world-renowned artist Bill Reid, has been a draughtsperson with the provincial government and has studied traditional tapestry with Lilly Bohlin.

Taylor has studied acrylic painting with Jill Paris Rody and Anita Moody, as well as drawing with North Island College’s Tracy Kobus. She and Kowalchuk work together weekly exploring many artistic mediums, including papier mache.

On Wednesdays from May 6-27, Kowalchuk and Taylor will work with children using found objects, paper, tape, paste and fabric in this messy, creative and fun class creating paper mache fish. Come and create two fish – one for technique and one to let your imagination run wild. Never before has the gallery had the opportunity to offer a children’s class with these great local artists.

The cost is only $75 for non-members ($65 for gallery members) and runs from 3-5 p.m,, Wednesday May 6 to Wednesday May 27.

For more information, contact the Campbell River Art Gallery at 250-287-2261 or email programs@crartgallery.ca

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Kick off your summer on the 50th Parallel
 
Go back in time with American legends
 
New York comes to Campbell River
RBCM book wins author B.C. prize
 
Oak Bay filmmaker debuts watershed moment
 
Rebecca Roux is a rising star
A good book is always a welcome holiday gift...
 
Pearson returns to Alberni
 
Used book sale at Morningstar Golf Club

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.