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Out of the Box Dumpster Project: Call for entry (CLOSED)

The Arts Station is pleased to announce a Call for Entry for 2022; ‘Out of the Box: A Dumpster Art Project’. Out of the Box is a public art initiative by the Arts Station in collaboration with GFL Environmental. Project facilitation is provided by the Fernie & District Arts Council and a volunteer committee. Out of the Box is a project in which 6 commercial trash and recycling dumpsters will be transformed into works of public art by regional artists. The artists will be selected from a Call to Artists with a deadline of Friday, June 24th, 2pm via the

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Paint Battle: Out of the Box Dumpster Project Fundraiser

Call to Artists!! We are looking for artists to participate in a Paint Battle as a fundraiser for our Out of the Box Dumpster Project 2019. Artists will be painting on 24 x 36 in. canvases (provided) based on a theme that will be revealed on the night. You will have two hours to complete your piece, and the audience will determine the winner. Winner will receive a cash prize of $250. April 26th, Event starts at 10pm

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Dumpster Project

Out of the Box Dumpster Project is a public art initiative by FDAC in collaboration with GFL Environmental. Out of the Box is a project in which commercial trash and recycling dumpsters are transformed into works of public art by regional artists. For 2022 the Dumpster were painted as part of a week long festival in August with a Special Dumpster Social to celebrate and meet the Artists. 2022 Artists: Claudia Bambi, Theo Robinson, Jackie Impey, Marymay Howse, Brina Schenk, Jolene Miner, Aidan Lindsay, Jess Bokozy and Pru Harshan for the Elk Valley Suicide Task Force. Thank You to GFL environmental,

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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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Paint Battle Artists!

Congratulations to Amanda Romanchuck, Dejana Lukac, and Abigail Steer-Christie for being selected for the Out of the Box Dumpster Project Fundraiser Paint Battle this April 26th, at the Royal! Amanda Romanchuk paints things that fuel her soul like mountains, animals and scenery. She’s adopted over the years more Aztec art and bold lines and bold colours. Working controversially in the ski industry and beauty industry she has worked and been exposed to many different types of canvases. Dejana Lukac, has been an artist all throughout her life, attending Alberta College of Art and Design and the University of British Columbia for Education.

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