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ARTSCO Welcomes New Interim Executive Director

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan (ARTSCO) is pleased to welcome Dustyn Baulkham as new interim Executive Director. Part of a period of rapid development for the council after nearly 50 years of service, ARTSCO is going through a strategic re-development and transition to focus on how to best serve the Okanagan arts community […]

Call for Sculpture Submissions

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The Artscape exhibition program is looking for Sculpture work to exhibit in our newly returned space: Kelowna Tickets! Artscape invites both emerging and established artists to take this unique opportunity to exhibit their work for a broad audience. Artscape exhibitions aim to inspire new meaningful relationships with local businesses and viewers who may not usually […]

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 […]

Call For Businesses

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We Want to Turn Downtown Kelowna into a Public Art Gallery The Downtown Gallery Project places local art in windows and on walls throughout the downtown core. This partnership between Okanagan Artists and Downtown Kelowna businesses showcases the quality of both groups to a wider audience. Last year, the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan […]

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 […]