Artist in Residence - Abby Wilson
Artist in Residence
Abby Wilson is an artist in Nelson, BC. Working in acrylic on canvas, Abby strives to capture her love of Kootenay mountain landscapes with bright colours and bold shapes. She spends as much time as possible hiking in the alpine all summer, often sketching in ink and watercolour along the trail to plan future paintings. Abby is represented by ViewPoint Art Gallery and is an Active Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists.
Writer in Residence - Nick Christian
Writer in Residence
Nick, aka, Solid, is a writer who has been living in Nelson, BC for eight years. Nick is originally from Mississauga, Ontario but moved to Nelson in 2012 for the SROAM program and fell in love with the town and area right away. Nick has yearned for the mountains ever since he was a kid, and draws massive inspiration from them. The freedom, wild, and vastness of the mountains harbour every factor one can, and should, draw inspiration from. Nicks' main writing style is a stream of consciousness, poetry, screenplays, long-form novels, and novellas, he has been writing for fifteen years and writing professionally for three.