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Mini Banner Project 2022 (CLOSED)

Mini Banner Project FOR AGES 12 & UNDER Download a free printable to create artwork for Banners that will decorate the Arts Station! Download Here! Télécharger Ici! All mediums and styles are welcome! Check out the Mini Banner video on our Social Media for Inspiration! Check out the Mini Banner session here! Residents of the Elk Valley of all ages are encouraged to apply for the main banner project as well  Deadline: June 10 How to Submit? Mail the completed printable to: The Fernie Arts Station PO Box 1453 Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0 If you require assistance, please contact us

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Banner Project Application 2022 (CLOSED)

The much loved Banner project is back for another year and we are calling out to the amazing artists that call the Elk Valley home to once again contribute by submitting your entries below. For over the past decade, Elk Valley artists have added their own air to the city’s streets, offering works of art for banners that line Highway 3 and downtown. This is a community art project so any Fernie local is welcome to apply and we look forward to seeing lots of different art mediums from all ages. If you need help, on April 29, we are

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Banner Project 2020 Application Form

For over the past decade, Elk Valley artists have added their own air to the city’s streets, offering works of art for the 40 banners that line Highway 3 and downtown. Now, in its 16th year, we are calling out to the amazing artists that call the Elk Valley home to once again contribute to Fernie’s annual Banner Project. We are thrilled to highlight various artistic mediums from artists of all ages! What are the adjudicators looking for? Bold colours, striking imagery that stands out from a distance, variation in themes and artistic disciplines, and it has to be eye

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Banner Project

Banner Project The Banner Project highlights the diversity of the artistic community of the Elk Valley and brings Fernie’s downtown to life, celebrating the imagery and identity of the city. Come and see the newest banners to be displayed in Fernie featuring local artwork in a variety of mediums. The Fernie banners are hung around town and on the highway, displaying beautiful artwork for all to enjoy. 39 pieces of work have been selected from this year’s submissions and will be featured on the newest banners to be hung in Historic Downtown Fernie this spring. The banner launch is your opportunity to

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Banner Launch 2022

2022 Banner Launch What is sponsoring a banner?! Sponsoring a banner means you are supporting and contributing to Banner Project and public art in Fernie. After the 2 years the banners on display are replaced and the previous banner becomes available for the Sponsor to take home. However, as the banner is a public art piece which has been exposed to the Fernie elements it may be weathered, have tears in it, or occasionally have gone for a float down the river. By sponsoring a banner you understand that there is no refund and the banner will be “as is”.  FDAC or the

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Banner Launch 2021

2021 Banners What is sponsoring a banner?! Sponsoring a banner means you are supporting and contributing to Banner Project and public art in Fernie. After the 2 years the banners on display are replaced and the previous banner becomes available for the Sponsor to take home. However, as the banner is a public art piece which has been exposed to the Fernie elements it may be weathered, have tears in it, or occasionally have gone for a float down the river. By sponsoring a banner you understand that there is no refund and the banner will be “as is”.  FDAC or the City

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Jolene Miner

Jolene Miner ‘Paper Mountains’ Artist Statement I’m crazy about paper. I’m enchanted by the delicacy and colour of origami paper, the weight and texture of Saint-Armand handmade paper and the transparent quality of lightweight mulberry. I get lost in the colourful piles scattered over my table. There’s an undeniable tactile quality to it that makes working with paper so pleasing. I’m also fascinated by concepts like the flattening of planes, sharply defined colour areas and powerful line work, and I find myself delving deeply into collage in order to explore these ideas using paper. Of equal importance to me is

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History

Story Of The Station 2020 is the 30 year anniversary of The Arts Station but the building originally dates back to 1908 as the community train station. The Fernie & District Arts Council is embarking on a project to research, collect and record the Story of the Station from its original life 1908 to present day. We want to hear all and any stories of the building to capture this history and ensure it legacy. The result will be a digital permanent exhibit at The Arts Station. This project is funded in part by the Columbia Basin Trust and Heritage

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Public Art

Mural Project 2022 Mural Project 2022 More info All Kinds of Beauty by Michael Hepher Read More Here Dumpster Project Dumpster Project Read More Here Banner Project Annual Banner Project Read More Here

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2018 AGM

We had a great Annual General Meeting reviewing the last year at the Arts Station. See our AGM report here!

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