It’s well known that Castlegar is the Sculpture Capital of Canada but the artistic offerings of the city go well beyond statues, casts and carvings – there’s a flourishing painting scene too.
In the recent issue of Soar magazine Castlegar's thriving artistic scene has been featured and it explains why the Kootenay city of the Sculpture Capital of Canada.
Joy Barrett has had a long career in arts administration. She’s worked at the world-famous Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, at the Calgary Centre of Performing Arts, and as the cultural ambassador for Nelson, British Columbia. Today, she has one of the most important jobs in Castlegar: curating the annual event that is responsible [...]