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The Maker and the Muse

August 12, 2017 @ 10:30 am – August 13, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Alta Lake Station House
5560 Old Mill Lane
Arts Whistler
The Maker and the Muse @ Alta Lake Station House


August 12 & 13 | 10:30am-4:30pm | Alta Lake Station House

All levels | Ages 18+




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Workshop Details

The Maker and the Muse is a creative journey. Responding to lessons designed to spark your curiosity, with the beautiful backdrop of Alta Lake, learn to tap into your creative wonder. Experimenting with a variety of tools and mediums students will leave refreshed with a new insight into how to connect to your inspiration and creative influence.


Instructor: Suzanne Northcott

Suzanne Northcott is an interdisciplinary artist working with installation, video, painting, and drawing.  She is interested in the shifting place where one thing becomes another, studying dreams, meditation, and themes of transformation, decay, metamorphosis, and migration. Northcott’s work is held in numerous collections and she is a sought-after lecturer and instructor.  She has been guest instructor at UBC, Capilano University, York University, Trinity Western University, and the Langley Fine Arts School.



$290 Arts Whistler Member
$340 Non-Member

*Supplies not included, please see supply list below



Supplies will not be provided.

Students are to bring:

  • sketchbook suitable for use with water
  • large sketch pad
  • Micron Pigma pens, size 3 or 5, or similar
  • small bottle of ink
  • selection of brushes
  • rags or paper towel
  • water container
  • watercolours or coloured inks


How to get there

The Alta Lake Station House is located 4 kms south of Whistler Village and is accessible by car, bike or foot. Parking is at Wayside Park, not adjacent to the venue, and requires a short walk to the location along a paved trail. Please bring your own lunch/snacks. The Alta Lake Station House features a full kitchen for your use.