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Water Travels a Cycle

10:00 am - Fri, Mar 1st, 2019 to Sat, Jan 30th, 2021
at Kelowna Art Gallery

In his combination of linear forms and vibrant colours, David Wilson creates circular compositions that draw from the symbols and stories of his Okanagan First Nations heritage. Exploring traditional narratives and using pictographs based on those found on sites in the Okanagan region, he reinterprets the stories of his people. In this series, the story of water’s social life—from the rain of the clouds, through snowy peaks of mountains, to Spotted Lake where it evaporates—is told in images. Read more

Members’ Exhibition: Stories

6:00 pm - Sat, Nov 9th, 2019 to Wed, Dec 23rd, 2020
at Kelowna Art Gallery

For this year’s annual members’ exhibition, the Kelowna Art Gallery asked its members to submit works of art that celebrate Stories. Read more

Art in Action 2020: COLOUR

10:00 am - Sat, Feb 29th, 2020 to Sun, Sep 12th, 2021
at Kelowna Art Gallery

For this year’s 34th Art in Action student exhibition, the Kelowna Art Gallery invited young artists to explore the vibrant world of colour. Read more

Nothing to be done. Melany Nugent-Noble

12:00 am - Sat, Aug 8th, 2020 to Sun, Aug 8th, 2021
at Kelowna Art Gallery

Nothing to be done is a sculptural installation in the Gallery’s Rotary Courtyard space by Melany Nugent-Noble that takes reference from the stage set of Samuel Beckett’s two-act play, Waiting for Godot. Read more

I Must Be Streaming. Jorden Doody

12:00 am - Tue, Aug 25th, 2020 to Sun, Nov 1st, 2020
at Kelowna Art Gallery

Jorden Doody investigates how contemporary culture responds to notions of the body in a digital age where illusion, escape, and distraction are at the forefront of our collective consciousness. Read more

On the Eighth Day

9:00 am - Sat, Oct 10th, 2020 to Sat, Nov 21st, 2020
at Lake Country Art Gallery

In many spiritual traditions, the number Seven represents a special signifier for the natural manner in which life flows, in a cyclical escalating evolution from inception to completion. Read more

Signal chains

11:00 am - Mon, Oct 12th, 2020 to Sat, Oct 31st, 2020
at Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art

Signal chains by Steven Cottingham invites visitors to contemplate differences between reality and realism. Read more

Backstitch

11:00 am - Mon, Oct 12th, 2020 to Sat, Oct 31st, 2020
at Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art

In the exhibition Backstitch, Nicole Young explores themes of community and the gift economy. Backstitch is a large scale art piece resembling a quilt, created from sewing together hand-dyed textiles. Read more

Northern Pine: Water Colours and Drawings from The McMichael Canadian Art Collection

12:00 am - Sat, Oct 24th, 2020 to Sun, Jan 31st, 2021
at Kelowna Art Gallery

Guest Curator: Ian Thom Read more

FIFTEEN: UBC Okanagan Alumni – Fine Arts

10:00 am - Tue, Oct 27th, 2020 to Sat, Oct 31st, 2020
at Kelowna Art Gallery

FIFTEEN features the art of University of British Columbia Okanagan alumni from the Fine Arts program in celebration of the campus’ 15th anniversary. Read more