In the heart of Fernie's Historic Downtown 'Artists' Corner', The Fernie Art Co-op is a volunteer organization that provides a venue for local East Kootenay Artists to display and sell their work.
The store features a wide variety of media from over 30 artists including original paintings, textiles, handmade jewellery, photography, pottery and fine art prints that portray the region and the lifestyle of the Elk Valley.
Some of the featured artists:
Henry Georgi - Photography
World-renown for his outdoor and adventure work, Henry Georgi is a regular contributor to magazines such as National Geographic Adventure, Explore, Outside, Men's Journal, Sports Illustrated, Powder, SKI, SKIING, and Ski Canada. Henry makes his home in Fernie, BC, where he shoots most of the images for his Limited Edition Series
Glenys Takala - Acrylics
She is an acrylic artist who is largely self-taught, and has participated in workshops to further her abilities. Her style of work is not easily categorized. But she has been influenced over the years by such painters as: The Expressionists, Group of Seven, and several contemporary Canadian artists. Her work is in private collections in Canada, the United States and U.K
Brad Dunn - Sculpture
Brad completed four years at Grant McEwan Art School studying graphic design and illustration. Upon graduation he moved to lower mainland British Columbia and found sculpting in stone to be a wonderful challenge and makes his artistic life more complete. His work is as beautifully detailed as its is alluring.
and many more! See a full list of artists
Come see what the art co-op has to offer. Open 364 days a year, 8 hours a day (4 hours on Sundays), and situated in the heart of downtown Fernie. The heritage building is a great showcase for local artisans’ talents, and a stunning venue to check out.
The Fernie Arts Co-op is managed by a volunteer board of directors and abides by the B.C. Cooperatives Act. Click here to find out how to join!