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Boundary Artisan Association

Boundary Artisan Association, the representative of the professional artists and artisans from Bridesville to Christina Lake -- Boundary Country.

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(Art Workshops, Artists & fine Art Artisans, Arts Association, Arts Community, Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Music, Studio, Workshops/Classes)
Dave Milton, woodturner at work

Mission Statement:
The Boundary Artisan Association exists to ethically represent Artisans that live and work in the Boundary Region of British Columbia, through, networking with other community arts, culture and business organizations, encouraging arts and culture within the community, initiating cultural tourism opportunities, and promoting a unified “brand” of Boundary artisan work to the public. The Boundary Artisan Association will assist Boundary Artisans with marketing strategies, encouraging and facilitating excellence in craft and in the business of craft.
 
Turned vessel by Dave Milton

3rd Annual Boundary Artisan Studio Tour -- July 17 and 18, 2009

The Boundary area is rich in art and culture. Many skilled artisans and artists have chosen to make the Boundary their place of inspiration and work. For two days only, these talented artisans are opening their studios to the public for a glimpse of the artist at work. Artisans from Bridesville to Christina Lake are participating in the Third Annual Boundary Artisan Studio Tour.

This is a rare opportunity to meet the artisans, witness the moment of creation and shop for gifts or personal treasures made with skill ‘By Hand in the Boundary’. Many of the artisan’s most exquisite work will be on display in their studios.

The Boundary Artisan Studio Tour begins at 10am to 5pm, Friday July 17th and Saturdy July 19th. There is no admission charge at any of the studios on the tour, although some studios have extras for a small fee.

 
Tunic in Natural dyes, Hand spun, hand dyed, hand knit by Joybilee Farm

The Boundary Artisan Association sponsors professional development workshops on the Business of Craft for Artisans.


Our Spring Workshop April 17 7pm to 9pm, with Laura Fry, veteran professional weaver and workshop leader. "The Business of Craft" at the Grand Forks Art Gallery. $25 for nonmembers.

Our Fall workshop will focus on Website design for artisans, with Robin Dalziel, MBA, CGA and artisan at Joybilee Farm.
 
Acrylic artist, Bonnie Popoff, speaking to visitors,at the 2nd Annual BAA Christmas Faire

3rd Annual Christmas Artisan Faire
November 27, 28
This is our crowning event of the year, where the Boundary Artisans partner with the Sopranos & Co. Youth Choir to bring you a weekend of seasonal music, quality artisan work, and refreshments. Every thing is made by hand in the Boundary. 15 professional artists and artisans are featured with their best work for your pleasure.

This is the only event of its kind in the area and is sure to be a special time.
 
Work by Potter, Marita Fiebiger of Pottery Etc.

The work of some of our members are showcased on this page.
Our members are veteran professional artisans, artists and emerging artists.
New members are welcome.
 

 
How to Contact
Boundary Artisan Association
Box 667
Greenwood, V0H 1J0
Ph: 250 445 9907
Web: website
Email: send email
 

 
Opening Hours
Our studios are open by appointment or chance. Some studios have regular open hours. See our website for more information.

Annual Boundary Artisan Studio Tour August 14 and 15 and September 25. See our website for more information.

Annual Christmas Faire at Studio 2 - Grand Forks Art Gallery and Heritage Centre, December 3 and 4.