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Looking Back Through Warped Time

John McKinnon has been building sculptures and leading in the Kootenay art community since the 1970s.

John McKinnon's retrospective show, Time Warp, held recently at Touchstones Nelson, started in June and is running for the next few weeks. 

McKinnon has been building sculptures and leading in the Kootenay art community since the 1970s. His sculptures are part of the City of Nelson's public art collection, and his work is displayed in cities across Canada and internationally.

McKinnon is a sculptor but also an instructor, printmaker, and builder. 

"It's interesting to stand there and look back on it; there's all the different series of work, a lot of different media, different imagery," said McKinnon.

"It's nice to see the collection of it together. There are close to 50 pieces of sculpture in the show and 28 prints and assorted drawings. It's been interesting for me, putting it all together."

John McKinnon discusses the past 50 years of creating with Daily Dose reporter Sarah Lord.