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Category: Artists of the Okanagan

Artography featured at Kelowna’s Rotary Centre for the Arts

A new artist will be appearing at Kelowna's Rotary Art Centre in the month of July. Suzanne Williams will be having her first Art Show running from July 2 to 31. Ser work will be joined by Stu Dale and their art will be purchasable directly from the Art gallery. Suzanne plans to in attendance every Friday afternoon from 12 to 3 pm in order to meet the artist. “To me, art is something that doesn't have a simple definition," says Suzanne Williams. "The main purpose I want to achieve is telling a story with the things that I create, whether it is a simple photograph...

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Art Auctioned in Support of South Okanagan Habitat

Penticton, BC – Artist and former Penticton Mayor Dorothy Tinning is donating her artistic talent to protect critical habitat in the South Okanagan. Her feature piece, a large landscape called Springtime, Mahoney Lake will be up for auction at The Nature Trust of BC fundraiser in Kelowna on Saturday, June 20. “My work is often a celebration of nature as I enjoy the outdoors immensely,” says Tinning. “This acrylic on canvas painting, Springtime, Mahoney Lake has a strong visual impact and expresses my appreciation of light due to my use of colour to highlight the intense beauty of the arrowleaf balsamroot flower.” The inspiration...

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Cosmic inspiration: artist Aaron Metz

In every home there is a corner, a nook, some sacred space that attracts us to sit and read, or write, or build, some spot where we feel comfortable with ourselves. It is my belief that the art in our homes can play the biggest role in creating that space. Plus it’s kind of cool to think of art not just as pretty pictures or provocative statements, but something that can actually help soothe and heal us. What if the paintings we purchase were created to be both pleasing to the eye and therapeutic to the soul? If there’s...

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Paintings that pop

Sometimes a painting is so powerful it feels like it’s levitating right off the canvas. Sometimes it actually is. Well, maybe not levitating right off the canvas, but there is a way to make a painting where you can actually feel the ridges in the wood of a tree or the shape of bird’s wing. You just need a wicked amount of imagination and a giant can of spray foam. I’ve been invited to check out the work of Okanagan artist Jeff Fraser who’s been developing his own way to create three-dimensional paintings, something he’s coined “Levo Art.” The...

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Kim Glowa

Kim Glowa

Kim Glowa studied Fine Arts at Okanagan University Collage and continued her studies in the decorative arts in Vancouver BC. Her professional career started with her business It’s A Mystery in 1999, applying paint techniques…

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