Author Leesa Dean shares about writing during the pandemic.

Author Leesa Dean shares about writing during the pandemic.

Tell us a little about yourself, your work and your art practice. My name is Leesa Dean and I am a writer living in Krestova with my artist husband, Matty Kakes, and our daughter. My first book, Waiting for the Cyclone, was published in 2016 and my poetry chapbook The...
Slocan Valley Musician Rhoneil is working on her fourth release.

Slocan Valley Musician Rhoneil is working on her fourth release.

Tell us a little about yourself, your work and your art practice. I’m an artist that works with elements of the non-human world, like landscape and ancestors, to create experimental music. I use trance practices, ritual, and ceremony, as part of my process. I...
Meet Visual Artist Matty Kakes

Meet Visual Artist Matty Kakes

Tell us a little about yourself, your work and your art practice. My name is Matty Kakes. I’m a visual artist living with my family in Pass Creek. I mostly paint murals and street art, but occasionally I’ll play around with canvases, found objects, doodling and...
SVCAC Announcement & Invitation

SVCAC Announcement & Invitation

Try for a minute to imagine the Slocan Valley without its rich artisan culture. What would our colourful, eclectic valley community be without house concerts, murals, ice sculptures, not to mention studio tours, literary readings, theatre productions. A horrible...
2020 Member Grant Applications now available!

2020 Member Grant Applications now available!

The Slocan Valley Community Arts Council (SVCAC) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Member Grants cycle.  Note the granting process has changed recently. Please read the Project Guidelines carefully before applying. Apply! This year’s application is...
Grant Writing 101  – Slocan Valley Rec workshop

Grant Writing 101 – Slocan Valley Rec workshop

Grant Writing 101 Are you a member of a non-profit group struggling to get a handle on applying for grants? This interactive workshop will include the basics of how the granting process works, real-life examples, tips and tricks for good applications, and a chance for...