Sara Gagnon at Aubin and Associates

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Sara Gagnon was born and raised in Kelowna, B.C. Canada.  She comes from a big, creative family and is the only daughter among six brothers. Sara has always been encouraged in the arts and began painting as a teenager. Over time her love for the visual arts grew and she has spent countless hours observing […]

Terry Thomson at Kelowna Community Theatre

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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 […]

Bobby Vandenhoorn at the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce

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Bobby Vandenhoorn, an artist by passion, was born on Vancouver Island BC in 1982 and has lived in the Lake Country area for the last 14 years. By the time he was 17, he was painting his first outdoor wall mural, and since then, he has commissioned over 50 different murals not only for homeowners and […]

Rachel Neale at Mission Library

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Rachel Neale explores the relationships with self, others and nature through mixed media and abstract paintings. Rachel is not afraid to tackle big emotions, messy conflict and conversations about mental health. Her intent as an artist is to illuminate the beauty and messiness of the human experience. She works on canvas and wood panel with acrylic, […]

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 […]

Kristiane Mirva, Hayley Mepham and Chris Wanek and at Interior Health

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  Fascinated with the allure of water, what it symbolizes and the connection people have with it, Kristiane Mirva uses this interest as an inspiration for her art. She also finds inspiration in the unknown and is currently working on a series titled Afterlife. Much of her work is also inspired by the places she’s […]

ARTSCO is Moving!

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We are excited to share that ARTSCO is in the middle of moving into a new space on the 2nd floor of the Rotary Centre for the Arts. We’re in temporary digs for the next month, and as such our office hours will be inconsistent and ever-changing. If you need to reach us please email [email protected] […]

Artscape Winter 2017 Exhibitions

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The 2017 Winter Artscape exhibitions are up at 8 locations across Kelowna. From photography to sculpture to paintings, this season has it all! Make sure to check out the incredible artists exhibiting this season: Shelley Bauer at Aubin and Associates Samantha Sharisse at Rutland Library Pat Nelson at Doctor Grover Dental Brandy Barry, Chris Waneck, […]