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...
Creativity Continues!

Creativity Continues!

We are amongst the many small non-profit organizations that have been impacted by COVID-19, and have spent the last few months monitoring and wondering how to move forward through these dynamic and unprecedented times. The pandemic has had a sudden and substantial...
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...
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...