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, […]

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 […]

Shelley Bauer at Aubin & Associates

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As an emerging artist, Bauer was primarily under the private tutelage of artist and oil painter, Brenda Young. Bauer describes herself as a very tactile person responding to form and texture in a hands-on manner and with a forge your own path attitude, painting what brings her peace, solitude and appreciation in life. She is […]

Samantha Sharisse at Rutland Library

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Samantha Sharisse is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University now residing in the North Okanagan. Her work generally surrounds land and seascapes and the interactions and feelings of the organic forms created. Her passion for expressing the feelings behind the geometries in nature are what guide her artwork and give it its electric feel. […]

Pat Nelson at Dr Grover Dental

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To Pat Nelson, the most powerful and poignant art is that which captures life in the moment: a gesture, a pose, a facial expression; the interactions between people or animals. She seeks to create work that will provoke an emotion in the viewer. Architecture from her travels around the world inspires Pat to portray the […]

Brandy Barry, Chris Waneck, Gail Hodgson, June Seed and Elyse Selig at the Downtown Library

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Brandy Barry-Wyatt was born in 1974 in Edmonton Alberta. She is a self-taught contemporary artist with education at The Centre for Arts and Technology for 3D animation. Brandy has been practising art since the young age of 9 and started with the love of horses. Brandy spent several years travelling along with music festivals, selling small […]

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 […]