Sculptor Audrey Nanimahoo Forced Out of Revelstoke

Read this and couldn’t believe it; one “noise and dust” complaint and Revelstoke shuts down an internationally-acclaimed artist…

Sculptor Audrey Nanimahoo leaving Revelstoke after issues with city

Internationally-renowned native sculptor Audrey Nanimahoo is leaving town after the City of Revelstoke forced her to stop carving at her home last summer, she told the Times Review.

“To have my hands shackled and chained down and I can’t even do any of my art, it takes away all my self-esteem,” she said in an interview. “It got to the point it was so bad I was thinking thoughts of suicide.”

Nanimahoo announced her intentions in a letter she sent out to friends and customers on Monday. She is planning on moving to Malakwa, (near Sicamous) where she intends to purchase a home and turn it into a workshop and gallery.

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