Art Fairs – Are They Worth It?

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Art fairs are very popular and are easy to get into, but require a lot of time and have many hidden costs. Hosted by ARTSCO on Tuesday, November 14th (from 6-8 PM) join Cynthia Gunsinger, Professional Artist and principal at Gunsinger Coaching, for this how-to workshop. A workshop geared towards artists looking to sell their […]

Accounting for Artists

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Money isn’t everyone’s forte, but it’s still important to have a good base of financial knowledge. Hosted by ARTSCO in partnership with Creative Okanagan on Tuesday, November 7th (from 6 – 8 pm), join Hannah Griffin and Candace Surette from Crowe Mackay, for this how-to workshop. In this overview workshop to accounting, you will learn the […]

Copyright for Artists

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Hosted by ARTSCO in partnership with Creative Okanagan on Saturday, November 4th from 1 – 3 pm, join David Kemp, Associate Counsel at Thomas Butler LLP, for this informative workshop. This session will be an overview of anything and everything an artist needs to know about Copyright and Intellectual Property Law. Cost is $25 for ARTSCO members (Non-members […]

Sales Conversations – A How-to Workshop for Artists

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Pop-up markets and art fairs are becoming more and more important for artists in the Okanagan to reach their markets, so how do you manage those critical sales conversations? Hosted by ARTSCO on Monday, October 30th (from 6-8 PM) join Professional Artist Leanne Spanza, for an insider’s guide to selling effectively through art markets. This workshop […]

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 […]

Visit Downtown Gallery

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For the second year in a row, we’ve teamed up with local businesses in Kelowna’s downtown core to transform the Cultural District into one huge, beautiful, public art gallery. A unique cultural experience for the public, shoppers, tourists, and residents to encounter the streets of Kelowna in a new way, with artwork featured in the […]

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 […]

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, […]