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Visit our Gift Shop and Art Gallery featuring local artisans!

 The stock in the Museum gift shop is always changing so if something catches your eye don't wait long, it might not be here next time!

 Joey Nash is a self-taught Professional Artist who was born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1953. She has lived many places, but she now calls the beautiful Village of Chase , B.C. home and is delighted to put down roots, at last. She began painting in 1979 & was exhibiting in Galleries in Vancouver, B.C. within the year. She became an Active member of The Federation of Canadian Artists the first time she applied.

A life change caused a return to Kamloops in 2002. Her passion for Art still had to be honoured & shared with others, so, she focused on teaching. Joey loved to share her passion for art & quickly became a favourite Teacher for Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops Recreation & Culture & taught privately as well. She explored various mediums & techniques while helping her students to find their voices as Artists &, when time off allowed, she produced over 40 paintings in one year.

Due to the encouragement of her much loved students, 2006 marked a rededication to her career. She celebrated her 1st Solo Show, received wide acclaim for her painting "Maggie", which won Juror's Choice, People's Choice & the prestigious Patterson Award . 

The Blue Parka

Judith Elaine Reglin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and raised in Langley, B.C.. She had an A+ average for art in high school. In 1967 she moved to Salmon Arm, B.C. and belonged to the Salmon Arm Art Club in the 1970s. Judith has three children, two grandchildren, and one great grandchild now.

From 1967 to 1980 Judith worked in flower shops and from 1980 to 2004 she was a florist for Safeway until she retired. At this point she took up art again as a self-taught artist, taking inspiration from other artists.

Her mediums include; pen & ink, acrylic, pastels, and watercolour. Judith also does photography and creates unique artwork combining those photos with green screen effects to make interesting overlay pictures.


John Howat lives in Salmon Arm, B.C. and in his retirement has found a hobby in leatherworking. He enjoys the creative outlet and joined the Museum's gift shop in 2021.

We have a selection of his work from accessories to decor and he'll do custom work as well! Everything from belts, wallets, purses, rifle slings, etc.

Jude Prevost creates "Functional, sculptural, low fire earthenware, terra sigillata, whimsical and fun" ceramic items across the water at her home in Lee Creek, B.C.

Some of her items include imagery of local fauna and the museum currently has a few pieces depicting salmon.


Ann Steenhuysen is a local photographer whose "passion is taking pictures of wildlife, scenery, wildflowers, and birds."

The Museum gift shop has both blank greeting cards with her photographs and a small selection of canvas prints.

If you like a photograph but it's not in the size you want, she'll do custom prints! 

James E. Mintz is a Chase resident who has recently discovered lathe woodworking. He has provided the Museum gift shop with several vases, bowls, and candlestick holders all of which are made from local wood!

Each piece is unique and no two are the same, not even the candlestick pairs!

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