Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter of the FCA



12th Annual Open National Show and Sale April 2019!

April 11–20 at the Old Court House,
7 Seymour Street W., Kamloops, BC

Beautiful Artworks from many Federation of Canadian Artist Chapters entering their best artworks qualifying for Signature Status, cash awards, ribbons and certificates.

Cash prizes total $2,500! 

 Juve Furtado AFCA, Out to Dry
Above: Juve Furtado, AFCA Out to Dry 


Jurors: Gaye Adams SFCA, Dennis Weber SFCA, Kit Bell AFCA, Lalita Hamill AFCA.

Show Opening and awards ceremony take place
Thursday, April 11 at 7pm.
Light refreshments will be served.  

Everyone is welcome to attend the show opening and sale!
Vote for the People's Choice Award

Show hours: 10am – 4pm daily April 12–19
Saturday April 20, 10am-3pm

Different artists on site each day demonstrating their skills, ready to answer questions about what they do, and the benefits of being a TNSC member.



Passion for Painting 
April 12, 2019
Public is welcome
to attend

Have you ever wanted to look over the shoulder of an artist while they work their magic? That is what Passion for Painting allows you to do!

Each spring, in conjunction with the Open National Show, the TNSC hosts 3 Signature Status Artists to demonstrate their professional art practice in a variety of mediums to TNSC members and the public.

Each demo lasts 90 minutes 

$25 for members,  $35 public for the whole day 

Doors open 8:30  Demos start at 9:00 am sharp – 4pm

Location: Valley View Community Hall  2288 Park Drive, Kamloops, BC

Parking is free.   More info 



Become a Member

Welcome to the Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists.

The purpose of the TNS Chapter is to provide opportunities for artistic growth, development and accreditation to visual artists of various skill levels in the Thompson Nicola Shuswap Region. 

We welcome aspiring, emerging and career artists through four levels of membership.

Prominent activities of the TNSC are:

  • workshops
  • juried shows
  • meetings
  • critiques
  • art exposure
  • demonstrations
  • guest speakers
  • fundraising
  • fellowship

Attend at a meeting see what we are all about, no obligation.

For more information about TNSC Meetings, click here.

For more information about becoming a member, click here.

The Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists is a non-profit organization that was formed in June 2004 with 24 members. 


Open National Show here


Show and Sale is open
April 11–20, 2019

Old Courthouse
Kamloops, BC

Opening Awards night
April 11, 7pm

Passion for Painting 
Friday April 12
Observe 3 accredited FCA Artists demonstrate for 90 minutes each in their own genre and styles, critique 
ask questions too!
Members fee $25
Public $35



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