Registration is now open for the Columbia Basin Craft Symposium, Oct 25 – 27,in Nelson.
A limited number of subsidies are also available: travel subsidies for residents of the Columbia Basin who live further than 50 kilometres from Nelson and registration discounts for students of Selkirk College and College of the Rockies.
This event will focus on the professional development of contemporary craft artists with a variety of workshops, discussions and presentations by some of the most influential artists in the field of craft today.
Topics include creativity, sustainability, globalization, technology, and business issues such as marketing, pricing and making a living.
There is also an opportunity to sign up for individual portfolio reviews and to have your work photographed by a professional photographer.
For more information or to register visit www.columbiabasincraftsymposium.com or contact the West Kootenay Regional Arts Council at 250-352-2421; toll free: 1-800-850-2787.