Artists’ Retreat with Joseph Cross

Local artists explore the creative process at Bull River Guest Ranch

Artist Joseph Cross gives some advice to Elaine Rudser.

Artist Joseph Cross gives some advice to Elaine Rudser.

Ten artists from Kimberley, Cranbrook, Castlegar and Kelowna participated in a four day artists’ retreat with local senior artist, Joseph Cross, at the Bull River Guest Ranch this past week, September 15-18.  The painters spent their time exploring the creative process of picture making: finding inspiration, embracing a creative mind set and handling a variety of media.  The attendees were reminded that creative play and painterly intuition are of the utmost importance in the development of their art work.  (Thanks to the Kimberley Arts Council, the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance and Elaine Rudser-Event Planner.).