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John Kalmakov has been an art teacher, amateur photographer, practising artist and graphic designer, in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia since the early 1970s.  Now retired in Castlegar, he occasionally contributes his services and artwork to local non-profit organizations.  A selection of his work, past and present, can be previewed here online. 

> A Selection of Photographs ...

> A Portfolio of Art and Graphics ...
> Video:  A Penticton Art Gallery commentary on realist paintings (1983 exhibit -12 min.)

> Doukhobor-related Graphics ...

 

A bit of West Kootenay-Boundary local history

> Grand Forks Rocks - a story and booklet design ...
> The 49th Parallel Northwest Boundary Survey ...
> 49th Parallel Survey - the Maps ...
> 49th Parallel Survey - the Logistics and the Science ...
> 49th Parallel Survey - the Photographic Record ...
> George Gibb's list of Native American place names ...
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Grand Forks Crown Land Grants ...

> View a pdf adaptation of the Online Historical Atlas of Canada (Boundary Changes 1670 - 2001) ...