Painting Studio

Promoting the Arts, from Yahk to Riondel

2022 CKCA Grants Are Now Open!

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, in partnership with the Columbia Basin Trust invites individuals of all artistic disciplines, arts and cultural groups in the Columbia Basin to apply for project funding. 

Information and applications are available HERE or call the CKCA at 1-877-505-7355 or email

Deadlines for applications are on March 4th 2022 and March 11th 2022 depending on the program

Wisdom Art- art that couldn't have been created when the artist was young.

                               - Steven Van Zandt


 Check out this promo for our upcoming documentary on the life of Robert Louie Sr., made in collaboration with Quinntex Entertainment:


This film shares the traditional knowledge and oral history lessons handed down to Hereditary Chief Robert Louie Sr. and is available for private viewing by organizations and societies.

Call to Artists

Open to artists of all mediums in the West Kootenays

Submission deadline is April 29th

Submission information can be found HERE