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Femmes Risin’ in Fernwood

New mural a labour of love, community, and dreaming within Black & Indigenous Futures

›› Stephanie Papik

When I first purchased 1919 Fernwood Road in 2019, I ­envisioned a mural along the driveway entrance, a mural on the back of the building, or possibly one inside. I shared this dream with good friend and artist Nicole Neidhardt. […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Artist's Aside, Buzz, Indigenous Voices|0 Comments

Fernwood Art Stroll – September 4 & 5, 2021

The 13th annual ­Fernwood Art Stroll ­artists are looking ­forward to the new dates of the stroll – September 4th & 5th from 11am to 4pm

›› Jo Vipond

The Fernwood Art Stroll is back after a long 16 months and last year’s art stroll being cancelled.

The artists will be opening their respective studios and will give […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Artist's Aside, Events|0 Comments

Calling all artists

›› CarrolAnn Smedley

The 2021 Fernwood Art Stroll will be held on June 12 & 13, 2021 in our Fernwood community.

If you are interested in opening your yard, or studio for showing, or selling your work, or if you are a performance-based individual or group, we would love to hear from you.

To join, visit ­fernwoodartstroll.­ca/membership. The […]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Artist's Aside, Buzz, Events|0 Comments

A Fernwood Story

›› Susan Sanford Blades

My debut novel, Fake It So Real, was ­conceived around the same time I moved to Fernwood nine years ago and I think this is no coincidence. How could I not be inspired to create in this land of painted hydro poles; this place where a man is lauded simply for blowing […]

By |December 1st, 2020|Artist's Aside, Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Calling all Fernwood-based artists and artisans

›› CarrolAnn Smedley

The Fernwood Art Stroll Group has begun organizing for the 2021 Fernwood Art Stroll.

It will be held during the month of June in our Fernwood community. If you are interested in opening your yard, or studio for showing, or selling your work, or if you are a performance-based individual or group, we would […]

By |December 1st, 2020|Artist's Aside, Buzz, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Community within a community

›› Mike Emme & Beth Threlfall

The Pandora Arts Collective Society (PACS), a Fernwood fixture for nearly 15 years now, offers a twice-weekly facilitated open studio focused on community, ­creativity, and mental health.

When the COVID-19 lockdowns began in March, the PACS studios in the ­Fernwood Community Association temporarily closed; in response, PACS—a registered non-profit and charity—shifted […]

By |August 4th, 2020|Artist's Aside|0 Comments

Fernwood Art Stroll 2019 Call-out

Calling all Fernwood-based artists and ­artisans

›› Margaret Hantiuk

The Fernwood Art Stroll organizing ­committee is meeting now to organize the 2019 Fernwood Art Stroll which will be held in June. If you are interested in opening your studio to the public for show and sale of your work, and would like to join a dynamic group […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Artist's Aside|0 Comments
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