Recommended artisans near the Slocan Valley Rail Trail.
Two straw bale cottages set among flower- fruit and veggie gardens with functional and whimsical art featuring a solar- off the grid- bath house for guests. Seasonal, open from last frost to first frost, more or less. (May to September)
Rabia-Art: At the Artful Lodger – 5 acres on the river – you will find Rabia-Art, an eclectic variety of sculptural pieces, mosaics, glass and mirror, ceramics, bronze, banners and large as life steel sculptures. A virtual sculpture park. We are located on the Lower Appledale Road in Winlaw. Best to call ahead for a visit 250-226-7972 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ron Mulvey has been actively painting the Canadian Landscape since 1980. His landscapes are done in watercolours, acrylics, and oils. He now resides in the Slocan Valley and you can see his work at the Riverstone Gallery which is located 6 minutes from the Slocan Valley Rail Trail in Passmore. Ron can be seen sketching along the rail trail throughout all the seasons. Many of his paintings depict the pristine appeal of the landscapes along the trail. You are welcome to visit his studio by appointment.
Robin DuPont is a full time studio potter and ceramic educator specializing in atmospheric firing – a process that reveals unique and exquisite tones, surfaces and effects on his ceramic work. Tour his vintage 1959 Flying Cloud airstream trailer that has been retrofitted into a show space and mobile gallery and choose from a selection of functional and decorative pieces including, mugs, teapots, dinnerware, fermentation crocks and more.
Located in Slocan Park, we are easily accessible from the Rail Trail. Our pieces are thrown or hand-built, or a mixture of both. We take pride in making our own glazes, so that the finished object is unique, as well as kitchen and food safe. In an age of disposability we strive to create a product that will last for a lifetime and beyond. Visit our storefront if you’re riding by, we love visitors. We are open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 5:00.