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City councillors attended a media event to hear how public consultation will take place for the Behind the Mask project (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Vernon art gallery guides mask project consultation

Behind The Mask project put back into hands of gallery by Vernon council will get public input

 

Vernon council has voted to send a proposed photographic mural project for city- and privately-owned buildings back to the Vernon Public Art Galley for them to conduct public consultation. (Katie Green photo)

Vernon council sends mask project back to art gallery

Public outcry to proposed murals prompts council to revisit motion passed in May supporting project

 

This mural is proposed for the Bosman Accounting building downtown Vernon. (Katie Green image)

UPDATE: Thousands petition for/against Vernon art project

Behind the Masks public installment on buildings focused on mental health

 

Vancouver artist Ron Simmer’s ‘What Does the Nose Know’ is located beside City Hall. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

PHOTOS: Intrigue and interest in latest Penticton public art exhibition

From a giant nose, a floating sphere and commentary on women’s oppression, plenty to see and ponder

Vancouver artist Ron Simmer’s ‘What Does the Nose Know’ is located beside City Hall. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Children aged 5-12 from Rivne, Ukraine have artwork available for purchase at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna to support their fathers and brothers fighting in the war with Russia from May 15-31, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Ukrainian children send art to Kelowna for ‘Bomb Shelter Exhibit’

All the art is available for purchase

  • May 19, 2022
Children aged 5-12 from Rivne, Ukraine have artwork available for purchase at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna to support their fathers and brothers fighting in the war with Russia from May 15-31, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Banksy, Grannies, 2006, silkscreen on paper, 18.5 x 26.5 in. Courtesy of Paul and Tracy Mitchell collection (Banksy/Kelowna Art Gallery)

Banksy and Warhol on display at Kelowna Art Gallery

The Pop Art exhibit will run from May 21 until Oct. 16

Banksy, Grannies, 2006, silkscreen on paper, 18.5 x 26.5 in. Courtesy of Paul and Tracy Mitchell collection (Banksy/Kelowna Art Gallery)
Lorrie Fleming with theh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)

Vernon concert shines light of hope amid Ukraine crisis

April 1 event features Melina Schein, Judy Rose, artists Michelle Loughery and more

Lorrie Fleming with theh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)
The 2022 Penticton lake to lake art walk taking place April 2 features 33 venues and is part of the Ignite the Arts Festival taking place throughout late March to early April. (Brennan Phillips Western News file photo)

33 galleries, studios and pop-ups at Penticton Lake to Lake Art Walk April 2

This year’s art walk is the biggest yet and part of the Ignite the Arts Festival

The 2022 Penticton lake to lake art walk taking place April 2 features 33 venues and is part of the Ignite the Arts Festival taking place throughout late March to early April. (Brennan Phillips Western News file photo)
The Penticton Art Gallery's 44th annual auction wraps up on Dec. 5. (Monique Tamminga, Western News)

Penticton Art Gallery to send off 2021 with three-day weekend extraordinaire

The weekend kicks off at 5 p.m. on Friday with all of the works on display

The Penticton Art Gallery's 44th annual auction wraps up on Dec. 5. (Monique Tamminga, Western News)
Lake Country-based artist Angela Hansen calls her creation Brink. It is featured in Kelowna's Glass Gallery space until Jan. 26, 2022. (Kelowna Art Gallery photo)

Artist takes viewers under the sea at Okanagan gallery

Viewers can go beneath the waves for an encounter with underwater sea…

Lake Country-based artist Angela Hansen calls her creation Brink. It is featured in Kelowna's Glass Gallery space until Jan. 26, 2022. (Kelowna Art Gallery photo)
A portion of Kelly Perry’s silkscreen on paper art, “Pushing and Pulling”, is shown here. The full artwork will be on display at the Salmon Arm Art Gallery from Aug. 28 to Oct. 9, 2021. (Kelly Perry Art)

Thompson-Okanagan artists to showcase their work at Salmon Arm printmaking exhibition

‘Pull: Printmaking in the Time of Covid’ opens Aug. 28 at the Salmon Arm Art Gallery

A portion of Kelly Perry’s silkscreen on paper art, “Pushing and Pulling”, is shown here. The full artwork will be on display at the Salmon Arm Art Gallery from Aug. 28 to Oct. 9, 2021. (Kelly Perry Art)
Chipping Sparrows, 1909, mixed media on paper, Vernon Public Art Gallery permanent collection. (Allan Brooks)

Okanagan nature centre hosts original Allan Brooks art

First ever exhibit at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Chipping Sparrows, 1909, mixed media on paper, Vernon Public Art Gallery permanent collection. (Allan Brooks)
(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

‘Local Losers’ have a place to create with Vernon art studio opening

A new art studio geared towards youth opened on main street June 1

(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
March of the Masks Arts Council of the North Okanagan and special guest artist Bob Kingsmill’s work on display, and most for sale, until April 5 at the Arts Centre, located at the entrance to Polson Park, next to the Okanagan Science Centre. Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Contributed photo)

Okanagan displays March of the Masks

From the paper and cloth masks of the pandemic, to creative Mardi Gras masks

March of the Masks Arts Council of the North Okanagan and special guest artist Bob Kingsmill’s work on display, and most for sale, until April 5 at the Arts Centre, located at the entrance to Polson Park, next to the Okanagan Science Centre. Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Contributed photo)
Educational art programs will continue at the Vernon Public Art Gallery thanks to the generousity of the community during Giving Tuesday Dec. 1. (VPAG photo)

Art education continues thanks to North Okanagan donors

VantageOne Credit Union and anonymous donor matched donations to Art Gallery

Educational art programs will continue at the Vernon Public Art Gallery thanks to the generousity of the community during Giving Tuesday Dec. 1. (VPAG photo)
A pop-up art exhibit is open in downtown Vernon Nov. 5-Dec. 24 at 3003 31st St. (ARTE funktional photo)

Art converges in times of distancing in North Okanagan space

New pop-up exhibit on until Christmas Eve

A pop-up art exhibit is open in downtown Vernon Nov. 5-Dec. 24 at 3003 31st St. (ARTE funktional photo)
Astarte, Manwoman’s widow shows Headbones Gallery’s Richard Fogarty the screen prints from Manwoman’s flat files in Cranbrook. (Contributed)
Astarte, Manwoman’s widow shows Headbones Gallery’s Richard Fogarty the screen prints from Manwoman’s flat files in Cranbrook. (Contributed)
Lianne Charlie’s ‘Bull’s Eye’ stands out as part of the To Talk With Others exhibit at the Penticton Art Gallery. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

Four exhibits on display at Penticton Art Gallery

Indigenous art and art inspired by the pandemic are on display until Nov. 7

Lianne Charlie’s ‘Bull’s Eye’ stands out as part of the To Talk With Others exhibit at the Penticton Art Gallery. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)
UBC Okanagan creativity on display at art gallery

UBC Okanagan creativity on display at art gallery

Experimental sculptural installation and prints by students

UBC Okanagan creativity on display at art gallery
Water draws Okanagan artists together for exhibit

Water draws Okanagan artists together for exhibit

Gallery Vertigo open house Saturday for Spirit of Water

Water draws Okanagan artists together for exhibit