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About Us

History of ArtSpace

Our ArtSpace program began in August 2020 with an adult oil painting class which evolved into a small group of peers wanting to paint more often, continue participating in community, and have a suitable space to pursue their work. ArtSpace originated in a Town-sponsored instructional space, which was relinquished during the pandemic. After one year at that location, ArtSpace moved to Northwest Blvd with full window frontage, shared studio space, flexible instructional space, and the capability to host screenings and other artist presentations.  Our growing community is member-driven and continues to be a place where local artists and other cultural makers can come together to further their own practices while making meaningful connections to other creatives and the community at large.

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Who are the ArtSpace Studio-User Group Members?

The ArtSpace Studio User Group is a part of Tilted Brick Gallery Association (non-profit organization).

Studio User Group members pay monthly dues, participate in the group’s self-governance and communication with the TBGA Board of Directors, and support the Association’s activities.

2024 Board of Directors

Gay Allen, Anne Fetterly, Maggie Leal-Valias,

Aum Nicol, Renée Poitras, Alison Szpak

ArtSpace studio users are local artists in the Creston Valley and other supporters who are committed to creating/supporting

·       a vibrant art community

·       a sustainable studio place for local artists to meet and create

·       an artist run centre model that includes a local gallery and community arts programming

·       the creation of artwork rather than the commercialization of artwork

Benefits of Studio User Membership

  • Exposure to national and international Artists including workshops and artist talks

  • opportunity to take part in yearly show and sale

  • Access to studio during designated hours 

  • Your own assigned studio space

  • Discount on workshops / art classes

  • Peer painting sessions with a professional teacher

  • Member-led instructional classes

  • Opportunity to participate in community projects

  • Attendance at Studio Member meetings once every month

  • Opportunity to be part of an awesome creative community

  • Share our space with visiting family and friends 

  • Monthly critique sessions

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Pastel Class

Community Art

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Member-Led Ceramics 

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Member-Led
Cold Wax Class

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