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 and fields.
Currently, Donna is working with clay creating sculptures, murals and hand built vessels. She has been experimenting with different kinds of finishes including glazes, washes, acrylic paint, pit firing and patinas.
In addition to completing courses at the University of Toronto, Donna has had the opportunity to participate in a variety of workshops in sculpture and pottery. Donna has taken pottery classes in Macau, China, Toronto School of art and recently completed a sculpture workshop with Gale Woodhouse at the Vernon Community Art Centre. She is a member of the Kamloops Art Council as well as the Vernon Community Potters Club where she continues to participate in activities and classes.
After completing an online course in Collage Techniques through The Museum of Modern Art in New York, Donna hopes to explore integrating college techniques into her work with clay.