Announcing: New Professional Development Workshops for Artists

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ARTSCO has been busy this winter, designing and developing a stellar series of professional development workshops that will help you take your art and business to the next level. With support from the City of Kelowna, the first series of workshops is launching in April. We’re thrilled to be working with some of the Central […]

Arts on the Avenue – Applications Due May 24th

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Festivals Kelowna produces a funky one day, arts-focused, outdoor event celebrating and promoting our local artist community. 3 rd Annual Outdoor Visual Arts Event Thursday July 27, 2017 4pm to 10pm Bernard Ave (from Water to Ellis) Downtown Kelowna After two amazingly successful years– Arts on the Avenue is back for year three. This event […]

Announcing the Finalists for the 2017 Okanagan Arts Awards

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For the first time, to honour the incredible number of nominations for the 10th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards, we held a fun evening nominee event at The Forum Kelowna. Nominees met, mingled, we unveiled the awards that have been produced by Art Felt Collaborative and announced the finalists in each award category. We’re thrilled to […]

Carney Oudendag at the Rutland Library

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Located in the Plaza 33 Mall – #20 – 301 Hwy. 33 West Carney Oudendag, B. Ed., ASA Kelowna based artist and teacher, Carney Oudendag, has been working in mixed media for over 20 years. Born and raised in a small Alberta town, she moved to Calgary in the early 70’s to attend the Alberta […]

Kyle Zsombor at Kelowna Tickets

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Located in the Orchard Park Mall (near Sear Home Store entrance) – 2271 Harvey Ave, Kelowna Kyle Zsombor  – Artist Statement I am from Kelowna and have been exhibiting art work since 2002.  I have earned two university degrees from UBC-O, International Relations and Fine Arts. I believe that Art is the ultimate version of International […]

Lisa Hewitt and Toby Wesenberg at Aubin & Associates

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#203 135 33 Highway E., Kelowna, BC V1X 2A1 Lisa Hewitt – Artist Statement my ideas and dreams to life. I often wake in the middle of the night to paint, the drive to lay it all on the canvas is immediate. My work is non-representational mised media. Sources of stimulus or inspiration can come from […]

Bev Gordon at the Mission Library

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Mission Branch  of the Okanagan Regional Library4105 Gordon Dr., Kelowna Bev Gordon moved to the Okanagan in 2000 after studying art in Vancouver .  In her current works, she is focusing on adhering to selecting a dominant hue before begins painting and sticking to it, using only a few colours and a tiny bit of […]

Donna Vanderlip at Kelowna Tickets

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Located in the Orchard Park Mall (near Sear Home Store entrance) – 2271 Harvey Ave, Kelowna Donna Vanderlip  – Artist Statement Donna Vanderlip is from Oakville, Ontario. She has lived and worked in many parts of the world, including Asia and Europe. She now lives on a beautiful piece of property in Westwold, BC amongst trees […]

Angela Maher, Haley Mepham and Synnove Seidman at the OC College Library

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1000 K.L.O Road, Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8 Angela Maher – Artist Statement Since childhood I have been influenced and inspired by teachers and acquaintances who were artists or connected to the art world in some form or other. Painting, drawing and photography have always been favourite activities and still are today. For many years I painted on […]

Karen Holland at Dr. Terry Grover Dental

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#205 1626 Richter St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2M3 Karen Holland – Artist Statement Maintaining a sense of fluidity is essential to my current work.  I love to work out of the conventional bounds, break the rules, and toy with visual ambiguities.  Spontaneous energy flows in an atmosphere of fewer constraints for me.  At the core, remaining in-the-moment […]

Emmy Bouma, Bernice James, Odette Renaud Leuthard, and Tatianna O’Donnell

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at the Downtown Library 1380 Ellis St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2A2   Emmy Bouma – Artist Statement (shown above)  My paintings have been described as “realistic impressionism,” always searching for beauty in colours. I paint daily, always changing subject matter and using all media to keep a fresh outlook. I especially like to create unique collages. Born in […]

Alison Beaumont and Lynn Stevens at The Cottonwoods Care Centre

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2255 Ethel St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2Z9 Alison Beaumont – Artist Statement I am still establishing my approach and ideas around Photography. I am attracted to the natural environment and a majority of my work is focused on nature and the found. I also am looking to further explore the ideas around photo essays and how […]