CIAS brings Cochrane and area groups, businesses and individuals who love arts and culture into a central Hub. Here you can source instructors, classes, studios supplies and everything art. Let the creativity begin!!!
Learning new skills is always fun! Just a few courses CIAS has hosted are photography, lino printmaking, creative writing, sketching and painting. Fun, intriguing arts courses are available locally and online. Check them out!
Addies Creative FabricsAddies Creative Fabrics
3 – 505 1 St W Cochrane Alberta T4C 0A4 Canada
Anthony BennettAnthony Bennett Contact: Anthony Bennett
Tony has a Bachelor’s degree in Art History, with a minor in Sculpture and a diploma from the Banff Centre School for the Arts in Photography. He worked as a studio technician at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.
After graduation, Tony established the Irontree Design Studio, where he designed and manufactured one-of-a-kind wrought iron furniture. He has spent the last few years developing his skills in wood block and lino printing.
Tony’s years of experience in the arts have given him a wide range of interests and knowledge to help students find their path.
Tony instructs the CIAS course Lino Printmaking Tools & Techniques.
Art4EveryoneArt4Everyone Contact: Doug Chapman
1 Bow Ridge Road #104 Cochrane AB T4C 2J1 Canada
Canmore Alberta Canada
Avenue Road Arts SchoolAvenue Road Arts School
Concord Ontario Canada
Blackwell StudioBlackwell Studio Contact: Marla Blackwell
Marla was raised on the prairies of southern Alberta and now resides in the Alberta foothills where the inspiration for her paintings surrounds her. She is primarily a landscape painter and describes her style as contemporary realism to the abstract.
Marla paints and instructs in acrylic, oil and watercolour, in any subject matter and all skill levels from beginner to advanced. Marla teaches in several venues including Cochrane, Calgary and Okotoks. Check out Marla’s website and view collections.
Marla instructs the CIAS course Acrylic Landscape Painting.
Charlotte NixonCharlotte Nixon Contact: Charlotte Nixon
Calgary Alberta Canada