Terry Thomson is a First Nations male from the Nlaka’pamux (Ing-kla-cap-ma) Nation. His First Nation band is the Cook’s Ferry Band in Spence’s Bridge B.C. Born in Smithers B.C. in 1970, he has spent a majority of his life living in the Okanagan/Similkameen region. Terry graduated from Princeton Secondary in 1988 and spent two years […]
In the exhibition, Houses of Kelowna, Bowers documents the unique and quirky houses in Kelowna. Photographing homes as subjects, gives the viewer a chance to reconsider something that is often ignored. Each house was photographed for its particular shape, colour and symmetry. When people think of Kelowna they tend to think of contemporary and expensive homes […]
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 […]
Sage Sidley Located at Kelowna Community Theatre – 1375 Water Street Originally from Rossland B.C., Sage Sidley completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from U.B.C. Okanagan with a major in visual arts and a minor in mathematics. Presently, she works with the ideas of place and time in connection with portraiture and site-specific drawings. Sage […]
1375 Water Street, Kelowna Cynthia Gunsinger – Artist Statement The spectacular landscapes of the Okanagan Valley have me hooked. Between the mountains, lakes, rivers and valleys, my paintbrush can barely keep up. Using acrylics and loose impressionism, I paint landscapes the way I seem them: vibrant, energetic and in vivid colour.