Kamloops & Area

The Community Arts Council of Kamloops

Arnica Gallery

Kamloops Dance Academy

Western Canada Theatre

High Octane Comics and Collectibles

Kamloops Art Gallery

Provincial and National
The British Columbia Arts Council

Canada Council for the Arts

Opus framing & Art Supplies


Erin McSavaney An excellent painter of fine art who I went to Design and Illustration College with.


Kamloops & Area Resources
Universal Reproductions (excellent short run printer for signs, posters, postcards)
Funk Signs (Great place for large scale signage)

Art, Photography and misc. Materials

Trends Art and Frame 1302 Battle St., Kamloops, BC, V2C 2N8, Phone: (250) 372-9331, Toll Free: 888-972-9331 website

Opus framing & Art Supplies Vancouver, Kalona and Victoria B.C. Canada

The Camera Store ( An excellent place to buy camera equipment online in Canada, Calgary, Alberta based.)

Computer, Web and software related

Podcast Alley ( Find hundreds of free Podcasts to listen to from iTunes on your computer while you work. Probably the best place to find what your looking for, but also see (set up your Blog -stands for web log- for free.  A great service!)

Places to set up free websites of your art

Art Wanted (A vast site which allows you to start a free account. Prepare to get a lot of hits and feedback here) They seem to also have a n online store whereby one can apply images to various merchandise to sell.)

Creative Advice and Inspiration Sites

The Painter's Keys Newsletter ( A free newsletter by renowned painter Robert Genn of British Columbia. The inspiration and advice he offers is exceptional, as are his paintings. I recommend ordering his book as it is an excellent read.) subscribing to the "Robert Genn Twice-Weekly Letter."

KeeperKard ( Vancouver based print shop specializing in card stock products such as business cards, postcards, info sheets, bookmarks, greeting cards, etc. Great to work with, fast, affordable and very experienced. I have been using them for well over a decade and have never been disappointed in the quality and service.)

Book Publishing & Writing

BC Bookworld (affordable advertising for  your book or literary services)

Sandhill Book Marketing Ltd.( Distributor based in British Columbia)

Library and Archives Canada

Shuswap Association of Writers

The Interior Authors Group (Kamloops and area based group which meets monthly to discuss books, marketing and assorted avenues of publishing).


Misc. Resources for the Creative

Excellent place to set up your own shop an sell POD items:

InnerTee (A Texas based tee shirt creation and sales outlet, where you can submit your designs to perhaps have them included in their inventory . ADMIN note: I haven't tried these guys yet, but it looks like a great idea. Let me know if you try them out. WM )

Currency Calculator (An excellent, easy to use site when needing to get an idea of the days exchange rates in almost any currency)


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