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 “Awards Design Submission
The Okanagan Arts Awards (OAA) is seeking a design for the three-dimensional sculpture that will become the award to be presented to each award recipient.

The process is as follows:


  • Submit your drawing(s) of the design by e-mail by September 19, 2014.
  • Submissions will be short listed to 3 by October 3, 2014.
  • The 3 short listed artists will be contacted and asked to submit a maquette of the design


      by November 3, 2014, which is to be delivered to the Arts Council Office by 2:00 pm.


  • The maquettes should be about 8” – 14” high, and should have a base that is a maximum          of 4” in diameter so it will fit onto a specific base. The maquette can be made out of clay,      wood, glass, wax, or other material.
  • The selection of the chosen design will be made by November 10, 2014.
  • The chosen maquette will announced at the Okanagan Arts Awards Launch. This winning design will then be used to produce the awards.
  • The artist of the chosen design will receive an honorarium of $1,000.00, and the artists of the other two designs will receive $250.00. .


Please include the following in your submission:

  • Drawing(s) of your design
  • An artist statement that explains your design
  • Your contact information
  • Any support materials you might want to include.
  • Information about how your design can be reproduced, giving details of processes and costs.


The complete submission package is due September 19, 2014. This can be mailed or emailed (our preferred method) to Arts Council of the Central Okanagan.

Inquiries, contact:

Arts Council of the Central Okanagan
Tel: 250.861.4123
Email: Website:
Mailing Address: 11590 Artela Drive, Lake Country, BC V4V 1H



The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan and The Orchard invite you to join them for a series of concerts this summer. Shari Ulrich is playing on Saturday July 18, Doors open at 6:00pm Concert begins at 7:00pm. Tickets available for purchase at:  
Following acts;  HarpDog Brown – August 9. 

‘The Orchard’ is just that an Orchard located in beautiful Lake Country. Come experience the fruit of The Orchard! Each summer The Orchard provides a unique place for musicians to perform in a warm and relaxing setting overlooking Kalamalka and Wood Lake. Sit back relax and take in the beauty! For more information please visit:

Who:    Arts Council of the Central Okanagan and ‘The Orchard’
What:   Concerts in THE ORCHARD presents Shari Ulrich

When:  July 18, 2014 at 6:00pm
Where: ‘The Orchard’. 14924 Middle Bench Road, Oyama, BC

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Culture Days is a cross Canada cultural fair on September 26, 27 & 28.

To participate: It’s pretty simple. Decide to join in. Find a partner or one can be assigned to you. Sign up. Looking forward to seeing you come on board!


In person, visit Melissa Brown at Blenz in the Westbank Shopping Centre (250) 768-0230 or by email to Julia Trops at

For more information please visit:

WHAT:  Piano Lounge with Patricia Dalgleish (& friends)  By donation- gifted solo performer, Tricia also collaborates with musician friends in this monthly Atrium performance.
WHEN:  Last Friday of the month  July 25  BY donation
WHERE: Atrium, Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave  Kelowna

 WHAT:  Live After 5 Jazz Jam
By donation-Jazz jam – hosted by Craig Thomson or Stephen Buck – all ages and abilities welcome.
WHEN:   Every Thursday 5-7PM  By Donation
WHERE: Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave  Kelowna

For more info, contact: Shelly Vida, Performing Arts & Media Coordinator
Rotary Centre for the Arts
421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna BC  V1Y 6Z1
Phone: 250-717-5304 ext.105   Fax: 250-717-5314  |  WAM!