Member of the Month – Kamloops Arts Council
Full Name: Tim Francis
Medium: Painting, Acrylic.
How long have you been doing your art: I’ve been doing art almost my entire life because my mother was also an artist, (dorothyfrancis.ca) and because drawing came naturally to me. I started painting seriously when I was twenty years old, so that makes fifty years of painting in acrylics!
What do you enjoy the most about your art: I do my art because it makes me whole and I don’t feel complete when I neglect it.
If you could teach everyone one art medium or method, what would it be, why:
My advice to young artists would be, like in the words of Nike, just do it. I find that waiting for inspiration is not conducive to creating, rather, creating is conducive to inspiration, which leads me to a favourite quote…
What is your favorite joke/quote: Creativity doesn’t wait for the perfect moment.
Why are you a member of the Kamloops Arts Council: I’m a member of the KAC because it is a well run, active supporter of the arts in the region and art is a crucial to our overall quality of life. The KAC also provides space to showcase every level and discipline of visual art. Hopefully, when The Plague is no longer upon us, we can get back to actively pursuing a performing arts centre for Kamloops too
What are you looking forward to the most in this upcoming year: I’m looking forward to continuing to interpret this beautiful area in my paintings, to my upcoming show at The Vic, to donating some money to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation through the auction of one of my works and to selling some recently published books of my work.
Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 12:43 pm - Bill Sundhu posted on their blog: If you don’t have $20 million, relax. A wealth tax won’t hurt you. »
Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: On the Lower Rose Trails
Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 1:32 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: It’s time to stop logging old-growth forests
Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Dewdrop Ridge – Battle Bluff Route
Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 10:24 pm - Arjun Singh posted on their blog: Late evening musings on one of Kamloops’ Council’s critical responsibilities…
Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Tranquille Hills Hike – Kamloops Trails
Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 8:30 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: On the Savona to Sabiston Trail in March
Tue, Apr 6, 2021 at 3:33 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Protecting the planet can prevent pandemics
Sun, Apr 4, 2021 at 8:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Hiking Rabbit Island in March
Fri Apr 9 to Sat May 8 KSO Presents: Charlie Parker w/ Strings
Fri Apr 23 to Sat May 22 KSO Presents: Voilà Viola!
Sun Apr 25 A Celebration with ZZ Top (New Date)
Thu Apr 29 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up
Wed May 5 Renovate Smart Kamloops Virtual Home Energy Performance Workshop
Sat May 15 A Virtual Choir Spring Fling
Thu May 27 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up
Sat May 29 Amadeus
Tue Jun 8 Renovate Smart Kamloops Virtual Home Energy Performance Workshop
Sat Jun 12 New Music for Piano and Viola
Thu Jun 24 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up
Thu Jul 1 to Tue Aug 31 Music in the Park
Wed Jul 14 Renovate Smart Kamloops Virtual Home Energy Performance Workshop
Thu Jul 29 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up