We’re Hiring

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan invites applications for 3 summer students positions: Exhibition Coordinator Cultural Communications Coordinator Community Liaison Exhibition Coordinator Working with the Executive Director, Exhibition Coordinator duties will include: manage call for artwork and correspond with artists assist Artscape Curatorial Intern with Artscape Community Exhibition program cultivate relationships with local downtown […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Artscape Exhibition

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is pleased to announce the next round of applications for our Artscape exhibition program. This program has been in place since 1995, and its goal is to provide local professional and emerging artists with special exhibitions, high profile showcase locations, and marketing opportunities. Artists will be given the […]

Heath Tait at Kelowna Tickets

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Located in the Orchard Park Mall (near Sear Home Store entrance) – 2271 Harvey Ave, Kelowna Heath Tait  Heath Tait is an artist and filmmaker with roots in Summerland, BC. He made elaborate high school horror videos employing special FX makeup, a combination of sculpture, mold making and painting techniques, to shock and delight.  Arts college […]

Volunteer With Us!

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Current Volunteer Opportunities: Artscape Exhibition Crew – year round The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan (Artsco) operates the Artscape Community Exhibition program that rotates exhibitions of artwork created by local artist through 9 locations including the Kelowna Community Theatre, the Downtown Kelowna, Mission and Rutland branches of the Okanagan Regional Library and Cottonwoods Extended […]

Announcing: New Professional Development Workshops for Artists

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ARTSCO has been busy this winter, designing and developing a stellar series of professional development workshops that will help you take your art and business to the next level. With support from the City of Kelowna, the first series of workshops is launching in April. We’re thrilled to be working with some of the Central […]

Arts on the Avenue – Applications Due May 24th

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Festivals Kelowna produces a funky one day, arts-focused, outdoor event celebrating and promoting our local artist community. 3 rd Annual Outdoor Visual Arts Event Thursday July 27, 2017 4pm to 10pm Bernard Ave (from Water to Ellis) Downtown Kelowna After two amazingly successful years– Arts on the Avenue is back for year three. This event […]

Announcing the Finalists for the 2017 Okanagan Arts Awards

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For the first time, to honour the incredible number of nominations for the 10th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards, we held a fun evening nominee event at The Forum Kelowna. Nominees met, mingled, we unveiled the awards that have been produced by Art Felt Collaborative and announced the finalists in each award category. We’re thrilled to […]

Carney Oudendag at the Rutland Library

Located in the Plaza 33 Mall – #20 – 301 Hwy. 33 West Carney Oudendag, B. Ed., ASA Kelowna based artist and teacher, Carney Oudendag, has been working in mixed media for over 20 years. Born and raised in a small Alberta town, she moved to Calgary in the early 70’s to attend the Alberta […]

Kyle Zsombor at Kelowna Tickets

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Located in the Orchard Park Mall (near Sear Home Store entrance) – 2271 Harvey Ave, Kelowna Kyle Zsombor  – Artist Statement I am from Kelowna and have been exhibiting art work since 2002.  I have earned two university degrees from UBC-O, International Relations and Fine Arts. I believe that Art is the ultimate version of International […]

Lisa Hewitt and Toby Wesenberg at Aubin & Associates

#203 135 33 Highway E., Kelowna, BC V1X 2A1 Lisa Hewitt – Artist Statement my ideas and dreams to life. I often wake in the middle of the night to paint, the drive to lay it all on the canvas is immediate. My work is non-representational mised media. Sources of stimulus or inspiration can come from […]