Christopher Byrd at Okanagan College Library

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Christopher Byrd has a Masters degree in Communication Studies from McGill University and is a retired secondary school teacher of English, Photography, Filmmaking, and Graphic Design from Montreal. In retirement, he recorded his world travels in digital images that he now prints, mounts, and exhibits. While photojournalism was an integral part of his travels, Byrd […]

Moozhan Ahmadzadegan at Okanagan College Library

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Moozhan Ahmadzadegan attempts to creates works that are critical, contemplative, and challenging. Currently, his practise involves themes of identity such as race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality. Moozhan aims to challenge the conventions of art. This process gives him the opportunity to experiment with different materials, surfaces, and display methods in order to contemplate the boundaries […]

Megan Byers at Okanagan College Library

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Megan Byers questions the history of the portrayal of the female figure by painting images that have a sexually charged feeling, even if these images are completely innocent. She explores themes of feminism, sexuality, beauty standards, gender norms, and the history of the portrayal of women. Megan is currently finishing her final semester in the […]

Angela Gmeinweser, Gabrielle Strong, and Rho Shaw at Okanagan College Library

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Angela Gmeinweser is a Bachelor of Fine Arts student at the University of British Columbia Okanagan with a focus on a variety of different media including painting, sculpture, and video. Her work often navigates relationship to place and through this exploration focuses on how communities and individuals choose to form their relationship to natural surroundings.  These particular works […]

Heather Yip and Julia Anderson at Okanagan College Library

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ARTSCO’s Artscape program is excited to present painting, linocut, and silkscreen by Julia Anderson and Heather Yip. These artists use vibrant, unconventional colour in an illustrative style. Animated storytelling is created within their art pieces.   Julia Anderson works with the physically demanding mediums of printmaking and drawing. She believes bringing greenery and other plants […]

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 […]