Jan Creelman, November Artist-in-Residence

Jan Creelman Artist-in-Residence, November 2022 Please join us in welcoming our November artist-in-residence Jan Creelman. Born of settlers in Mi’kmaq Territory, Jan grew up on the East Coast and now lives in Scarborough, On. An award-winning batik artist, Jan says she “fell into batik” while observing a friend compose a market scene with wax and […]

Heather B Thomas, November Writer-in-Residence

Heather B Thomas Writer-in-Residence, November 2022 Meet our current Writer-in-Residence at the Caetani Centre, Heather Thomas. Heather is working on her first major writing project. The current working title for her memoir is “Aspens Calling,” and it is written as a young woman’s coming-of-age story woven throughout with the themes of breasts, body/body image, sexuality, […]

Dilan Qadir, October Writer-in-Residence

Dilan Qadir Writer-in-Residence, October 2022 My name is Dilan Qadir and I write poetry, fiction, and essays. My poems have appeared in The Underground Literary Journal, The Lonely Whale Memoir Anthology, Wax Poetry and Art Magazine, and Culture Project. My essays have appeared mostly in Kurdish, both in print and online.  While in residence, I am […]

Franz Seachel, October Artist-in-Residence

Franz Seachel Writer-in-Residence, October 2022 Franz is a multidisciplinary artist who creates to put more colour in this world; she means this both in the sense of brightening up the mundane with creation, as well as in her mission to uplift the truths of marginalized bodies. She is currently working on her debut novel about […]

April 2022 Artist in Residence: Lori Weidenhammer

Lori Weidenhammer: Madame Beespeaker Artist-in-Residence April 2022   Lori Weidenhammer is a Vancouver performance-based interdisciplinary artist and educator. She is originally from a tiny hamlet called Cactus Lake, Saskatchewan. It is in this place, bordered by wheat fields and wild prairie, that she first became enchanted with bees. She is the author of a book called […]

Charlotte Nixon: Playwright in Residence!

Charlotte Nixon – Playwright in Residence, March 2022 Charlotte Nixon is the Caetani Centre Writer-in-Residence from March 19th – April 2nd, 2022! About Charlotte: Charlotte Nixon’s love of teenage drama inspires her to write plays for today’s modern adolescent. Her published works include: Silver’s Secret, Bippity, Bobbity BAAM, Itsy Bitsy: Trial of an Eight Legged […]

Laisha Rosnau: Little Fortress Book Launch, Thursday, Oct 3, 7-9 pm

Laisha Rosnau Little Fortress

Please join us in celebrating the release of Little Fortress, the long-awaited second novel by award-winning local author, Laisha Rosnau. Thursday, October 3rd 7:00 – 9:00pm Caetani Studio Gallery Little Fortress is based on the true story of the Caetani family, eccentric Roman nobility who emigrated to Vernon, BC—only to retreat from the outside world […]

May 25th: Ecstatic Poetry, Songs & Stories with Oz Yagan and Joan McIntyre

Ecstatic Poetry, Songs & Stories with Oz Yagan and Joan McIntyre Saturday, May 25th, 7pm-9pm In the Caetani Cultural Centre Studio Gallery Join Oz Yagan and Joan McIntyre for an evening of Sufi poetry and songs. Suggested donation: $10. Refreshments will be served. Receptions are open to the public and all ages. Oz Yagan was born […]