ARTISTS & ARTISANS
If you are a local artist or artisan, we would be interested in having you present your work for consideration by our adjudication committee. We accept items on a consignment basis; our consignment fee is 30%. You can drop by Cranbrook Arts with a few samples of your work to leave for our adjudication committee to have a look at, and to fill out a consignment form. You can download a consignment agreement form here and the consignment inventory sheet here.
LINKS TO OUR ARTISTS' OWN WEBSITES Click on their name
Catherine and Jack Moes love their home in the East Kootenays and are inspired by the people, climate and lifestyle. Together, they produce mixed media art, weathered and reclaimed wood signs, Shou Sugi Ban and metal wall sculpture, and encaustic, often marrying their original photography with vintage papers, paint, ink, pigments and texture. Rusty and patina-perfect vintage embellishments often enhance their work.
is an accomplished artist and we are fortunate to have him living in Cranbrook. Joseph started painting in 1978 and has won countless accolades for his work.
is a water color artist who offers original paintings, prints, note cards and bookmarks. Discover elegant & timeless art for your home or inspired gift giving.
goal is to inspire those who see her work to look more carefully at the world around them, to discover beauty in unusual places.
an active member of the arts council for a number of years and a photographer for over 50 has work displayed on Flickr under the name weisen007. You can also check out his work on
has loved to paint for as long as she can remember . She strives to do a painting a day of subjects that warm the heart and calm the soul, leaving a little beauty behind as she passes through this world.
has created art all her life in many different media – pottery, stained glass, and Encaustic wax. She loves the flow of the hot wax and the 3D effect that allows a depth to form on the wood or paper.
The versatility and jewel tones of the wax really appeal to her and helps bring her art to life. Encaustic painting uses heated beeswax and damar resin to which pigments are added. This technique was used in Egypt around 100 to 300 AD.She can also be found on
studied Fine Arts and Arts Administration at the University of Waterloo with Canadian artist, Tony Urquardt being her most notable professor. During a summer co-op placement, Melanie relocated to Vancouver where she completed her Fine Arts degree through UBC and Emily Carr University. She hopes to foster an appreciation for art and nature through painting while sharing her love for adventure and the outdoors.Melanie now lives in Fernie, BC.
is a Kootenay Based nature and aerial photographer. As a skier, mountaineer, and pilot, he brings back through images a different and unique perspective on the Kootenays and beyond. His photography is available as fine art prints, stretched canvas, postcards, and calendars.
graduated from UBC with a Bachelor’s degree in Art History. She has signature status with the Federation of Canadian Artists. Lynne She has teaches art classes from her home in Brisco, B.C. and continues her art practice from there.
has been making soap since 1979, mostly cold press soap, until 2010 when she started to experiment with glycerine soap. After a few years of experimenting and playing, she is finally confident in the quality and uniqueness of these gem-like soaps to sell them to the public.