Graciela Blancarte at Dr. Grover Dental

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  Mexican-born and Canadian-based artist Graciela Blancarte pours the life of both her cultures into her work. Graciela finds the inspiration for her love of art from her upbringing in Durango, Mexico: a town rich in history, music, and art. Painting is a way for Graciela to connected two worlds. Prior to her art practice, […]

Moozhan Ahmadzadegan at Kelowna Community Theatre

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Influenced by social and political themes, Moozhan Ahmadzadegan’s current work aims to question what it means to be a queer Persian-Canadian. Moozhan’s artistic process allows him the ability to explore themes of identity such as sexuality, race and nationality. How is cultural identity recognized, and how is nationality defined? In the series of works Persian/Canadian […]

Heather Yip and Julia Anderson at Okanagan College Library

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ARTSCO’s Artscape program is excited to present painting, linocut, and silkscreen by Julia Anderson and Heather Yip. These artists use vibrant, unconventional colour in an illustrative style. Animated storytelling is created within their art pieces.   Julia Anderson works with the physically demanding mediums of printmaking and drawing. She believes bringing greenery and other plants […]

Joanne Lofeudo at Mission Library

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ARTSCO’s Artscape program is excited to present photography from Joanne Lofeudo. Joanne uses vibrant colour and repetition to represent iconic Okanagan imagery. Joanne is drawn to the beauty and uniqueness of what we can discover in ordinary objects and settings, especially when captured through the lens. What each of us sees in the same ‘image’ […]

Ceren McKay and Maria Bayford at the Chamber of Commerce

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ARTSCO’s Artscape program is excited to present paintings by Ceren McKay and Maria Bayford. These artists invigorate the space through their use of vibrant colour and abstract movement. Ceren McKay works primarily in acrylic, sometimes incorporating unconventional materials such as burlap and metal. The imagery in each painting is influenced by her life and mood […]

Kelowna Secondary School and Okanagan Mission Secondary School at Interior Health

Kelowna Secondary School and Okanagan Mission Secondary School located at Interior Health – 505 Doyle Ave.   ARTSCO’s Artscape program is excited to present painting, drawing, and multimedia work by talented local high school students. The young artists featured in this exhibition attend Kelowna Secondary School (KSS) and Okanagan Mission Secondary School (OKM), and range […]

Liz Ranney at Dr. Grover

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Liz Ranney Located at Dr. Grover Dental – 205 – 1626 Richter St.   Liz Ranney’s work explores new ways to represent expression and energy in both portraiture and abstraction. Her current process is the layering of images digitally to use as source material for her paintings. Liz’s work is focused on themes of connection, […]

Shayla Ritchie at Rutland Okanagan Regional Library

Shayla Ritchie  Located at the Rutland branch of Okanagan Regional Library – 20-301 Hwy. 33 W       Originally from the city of Penticton, nestled in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, Shayla Ritchie grew up surrounded by a vibrant artistic community. She is currently on the board of directors at the Alternator Centre […]

Colleen Gay & Shelley Bauer at the Okanagan College Library

Colleen Gay & Shelley Bauer  Located at the Okanagan Regional Library Mission Branch – 4105 Gordon Dr.       Colleen Gay is predominantly self taught and finds inspiration in her everyday surroundings, and through connecting and collaborating with other artists. She has been actively involved for the past three years with The South Art Project in the […]

Shelah Pansegrau at the Mission Library

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Shelah Pansegrau Located at the Mission Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library 4105 Gordon Dr., Kelowna   Shelah has lived in and been inspired by the beauty of the Okanagan Valley most of her life. Her growth and transition into the art of Lampworking glass beads and making jewelry from her studio in Kelowna was […]