FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Peace Gallery North north is opening a pop-up gallery and artist studio on December 10th.

The grand opening of Pop Up Gallery North and Peace Studio North pilot project was announced Friday.

“With the generous support of the Northern Grand Hotel and the City of Fort St. John, Peace Gallery North is presenting a short-term pop-up gallery and artist studio to show off some of our community’s local up and coming artistic talent!” said Peace Gallery North in a statement.

The pop-up gallery is from December 10th to 18th at 9834 100th Avenue.

The gallery will feature a show curated by Samantha Wigglesworth that aims to challenge the idea of what the local art scene can be and what a gallery space can look like.

Samantha is joined by fellow artists, Liam Richards, Madi Cornet Cooper, Carolina Galdamez, and others.

The artist studio at 9912 100th Avenue will feature Catherine Ruddell all month long. The communication artist was raised and currently lives in Fort St John and is of Métis and European heritage.

“…with this studio art project she continues her journey of learning the Northern Michif language through painting and printmaking shared with her community.”

Anyone wanting to take in some local art can RSVp by contacting gallery@npcc.bc.ca.

The grand opening takes place at 6 p.m. on December 10th at 9834 100th Avenue.