Call for Art: Expressions of Death

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  Last year, the Central Okanagan Hospice Association’s (COHA) Expressions of Death Community Art Show was seen by over 850 visitors and started a conversation about how art can communicate the challenging topic of dying, grief and life after. This year COHA is thrilled to announce that we will be holding Expressions of Death: personal […]

We’re Turning Downtown Kelowna into an Art Gallery!

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Our Vision The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan would like to invite your downtown business to participate in its inaugural “Downtown Gallery” art installation project as part of the national Culture Days celebration on September 30th and October 1st and 2nd, 2016. Our vision for Culture Days 2016 is to make the downtown core […]

The Making of the 2016 Okanagan Arts Awards

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The 2016 Okanagan Arts Awards award sculptures were created through a collaborative art project between the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan, the Cool Arts Society, and previous Okanagan Arts Awards winners and nominees. Under the direction of lead Artist Lucie Parent, the artists began the project by sketching out their ideas while reflecting on […]

Carmen Papalia’s “Blind Field Shuttle”

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Carmen Papalia’s “Blind Field Shuttle” has been described as an exploration of “the topic of access as it relates to public space, the Art institution, and visual culture” and on July 12th, the non-visual walking tour came to Kelowna. Papalia began the tour with a brief description of the goal of the project – to allow individuals […]

Meet Our New Summer Students!

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Programming Coordinator – Davis Kyle Hello! My name is Davis Kyle and I am the 2016 Programming Coordinator for ARTSCO. This fall I will become a second-year student in UVic’s Commerce program, transferring from UBC Okanagan. I have been very involved in the arts, having participated in RCM Grade 8 level voice and piano lessons, mainstage […]