The Hidden Hero Project

Kootenay Gallery - June 20 to August 24, 2019

The Hidden Hero Project is a portrait series celebrating the everyday heroes who live and give in Castlegar BC. Inspired by Kootenay Gallery of Art, photographed by Claire Dibble, and supported by the Province of BC Community Resilience Through Arts and Culture Grant.

The selected nominees responded to a handful of questions, and you can too! Add your comments on community here.

Though 25 nominees have already been selected to be honoured, we encourage you to continue to recognize the heroes around you in any of the following ways: 

  • Fill out the nomination form below.

  • Tag or mention your nominee on Instagram with the hashtag #hiddenheroesofcastlegar.

  • Tag your nominee in a post on our Facebook page (

The full list of all nominated before June 1, 2019 will be included in the exhibition at Kootenay Gallery. All are welcome to attend the opening on June 20 at 7pm.

Nominate A Hero

Nominate any member of the Castlegar and area community you deem to be an everyday hero, anyone whose actions and intentions are worthy of recognition. You can nominate as many people as you wish.

Name of Nominee *
Name of Nominee
I prefer to remain anonymous.
Select 'Yes' if you don't want the nominee to know who nominated them.
Your Name
Your Name

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