This will be Hazel Cruse's first year at our 14th annual Copper and Fire event. She combines textures, shapes, shiny, rough, ancient, organic and sometimes not perfect to create pieces that are "perfection in imperfections".
Angela Muellers specializes in capturing the character and spirit of the individual who poses for her portraits. Her work has been seen at shows across Canada.
Ania Kyte creates beautiful beadwork jewelry and is a veteran of Britannia Mine Museum’s Copper & Fire art event. Ania’s studio is located in Mission, BC, and she finds that the distance is not too far to travel for the chance to display and demonstrate outside.
Using manual tools and recycled materials, Byron Anderson makes things the way that they used to be made – by hand. As a boy it was natural for Byron to play with wire and as soon as he could use pliers, coat hangers were not safe in his hands.
Sarah Groves is a metalsmith/jeweler working with copper, silver, gold, pearls and natural gemstones. She is returning to Copper & Fire because she enjoys talking about her work and how it is made.
Ever wondered what it would be like to work in the mining industry?
The grant completed the funding of our solar installation and propane conversion project which has been a highlight of our year.
One of the Green Team's 'big ideas' has finally been completed - one that could see our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduced by about 25%. It's been a long time coming, but we can finally say "Check!" to the goal of going solar and starting to reduce our propane consumption.
Find out about all the new projects happening at the Museum that will benefit the world around us!