Creative Arts

Whistler is a community of creatives of all kinds. Hello, inner child, come out and play.

People, Places & Paths: Exploring the Cultural Connector in Whistler

Time to slow down and appreciate the little things - explore Whistler's Cultural Connector with Dee Raffo.

Whistler Writers Festival – The Penultimate Fireside Book Chat

This one's for you, word nerds. Insider Feet Banks chats with author, musician and CBC radio personality Grant Lawrence about the upcoming Whistler Writers Festival.

12 Ways to Fall For Arts in Whistler

On now through December, Fall for Arts is a kaleidoscope of creativity, a chance to celebrate the arts, learn new skills and meet like-minded people.

Arts Whistler Backdrop Sessions: Helen Wojcik

There's something in the water... or the mountains that make Whistler artists a whole other breed, check out the latest Arts Whistler spotlight on painter, Helen Wojcik.

The Power of Art: Discovering Chili Thom’s Trees

How the brushstrokes of beloved Whistler artist Chili Thom continue to inspire, influence and connect us with nature.

Arts Whistler Backdrop Sessions: Isobel MacLaurin

She's 85 years old with a sparkle in her eye - Isobel MacLaurin is an artist through and through. Take a moment to let this legendary Whistler local warm your heart.

Hands-on Culture: Learning from the Squamish and Lil’wat People

Weaving and drum-making workshops are more than creative exercises – they are a way to connect with First Nations culture in an intimate setting, with plenty of time for questions.

Retreat, Relax, Write: Whistler’s Writers Adventure Camp

Writer Erin Steel found instruction, inspiration and community at this writers camp with-a-difference, held in a restored fishing lodge on the shores of Alta Lake, Whistler.

Artist Kate Zessel: Slopes to Studio

Artist and illustrator Kate Zessel has followed her dream to live and work in the mountains - her motto ‘Work Hard, Dream Big, Stay Humble’ says it all.

Arts Whistler Backdrop Sessions: Andrea Mueller

Lions, tigers and bears – just another day creating for artist Andrea Mueller. Made of hot pinks, vibrant blues and electric yellows, these aren’t your Grandma’s wildlife paintings.

Mountains as Muse: Artist Jessa Gilbert and her Splitboard Studio

The wilderness of Whistler’s backcountry is both inspiration and studio for artist Jessa Gilbert, who draws, paints and plans her works right on the skin track.
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