New Ground

A Memoir of Art and Activism in BC’s Interior
The woman behind the Kootenay School of Arts and the story of activism, feminism, community and art in BC.

Ann Kujundzic

Ann Kujundzic was born in 1929 in Dysart, Scotland. At age nineteen she married artist Zeljko Kujundzic and emigrated to Canada where they raised five children. Her involvement in establishing the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, collaborations with the Ryga family in Summerland and ongoing activism give her a unique view of British Columbia’s cultural and political history. She currently lives in Victoria, BC.

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