Megan Bowers at the Kelowna Community Theatre

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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 […]

Tara Kelly at the Mission Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library

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  Tara Kelly’s body of work contains four principles and themes: isolation, facade, reality and imagination.  By incorporating the real and the imagined, she strives to reveal the truth that lies under outward appearances.  She uses isolation as a design element to place emphasis on her subjects, and to convey the emptiness of detachment. Kelly has […]

Natasha Harvey at Kelowna Chamber of Commerce

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Natasha Harvey creates both abstract and representational paintings. She is a mixed media artist and collage is a key element in her work. Her inspiration flows from daily life, dreams, nature, popular culture, fantasy and a variety of cultural interests and experiences. Natasha has discovered throughout her education and life that the process of painting […]

Les Louis at Kelowna Tickets

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Les Louis is a member of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band, part of the Okanagan Nation. He has received an Associate’s Degree in 2-D and 3-D arts from the Okanagan University College in Kelowna BC, Canada. He also received an Associate’s Degree in 2-D and 3-D arts from the Institute of American Indian Arts in […]

Vanessa Trenholm at Aubin & Associates

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In this exhibition, Vanessa Trenholm seeks to explore the delicate balance between creation and chaos—intuition versus control. She does so by building up multiple layers of acrylic paint, translucent rice paper, oil pastel, and ink, before cutting and tearing back into them to reveal a new image constructed from pieces and fragments of its former […]

Katila Whiteman at Rutland Library

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Katila Whiteman is extremely curious about life: how language shapes our reality, how certain aspects of our reality are hidden from our senses, and how the metaphysical aspects of the world function around us everyday. Katila grew up in Kenya and spent the first 21 years of her life there. In her childhood, Katila spent […]

Graciela Blancarte at Dr. Grover Dental

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  Mexican-born and Canadian-based artist Graciela Blancarte pours the life of both her cultures into her work. Graciela finds the inspiration for her love of art from her upbringing in Durango, Mexico: a town rich in history, music, and art. Painting is a way for Graciela to connected two worlds. Prior to her art practice, […]

Moozhan Ahmadzadegan at Kelowna Community Theatre

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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 […]

Jackie Deck, Alecia Dyck, Charlotte Nelson, and Victoria Moore at the Downtown Kelowna Library

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This exhibition features artwork from this year’s graduating class of Visual Artists at UBC Okanagan. Each artist’s work is based on a research theme topical to contemporary society, including identity, culture, memory and the environment. Visit the Okanagan Regional Library in Downtown Kelowna to explore the interactions between community and art as investigated by these […]

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 […]