Art

A mural featuring a scoreboard and a great blue heron is being created on The Roster. (Lacey & Layla Art rendering)

Vernon business mural gains support

97% thinks the city should approve heron mural at The Roster

 

Artists, staff, and members of the Lake Country Art Gallery have submitted bad artwork for an upcoming fundraiser on Aug. 17 (contributed)

Van Gogh? More like Van No: Lake Country Art Gallery selling awful art

The horrible artwork has been submitted by favourite artists as well as gallery staff and members

 

2022 Artist in Residence, Patrick Lundeen

It will be a happy day when the gift truck arrives in Kelowna

Kelowna’s 2022 Artist in Residence to set up installation this fall

 

Matt Tyefisher (@longcatmatt) was one of the local artists at the 2022 Okanagan Tattoo Show (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Inking life back into summer with return of Okanagan Tattoo Show

The three day event hosted an estimated 180 tattoo artists at the Kelowna Curling Club

Matt Tyefisher (@longcatmatt) was one of the local artists at the 2022 Okanagan Tattoo Show (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
The Behind the Mask exhibition (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Vernon council hears modified proposal for Behind the Mask murals

Part of the proposal includes decreasing the timeline from five to three years

The Behind the Mask exhibition (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Art comes alive on Bernard Ave. in the summer (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘Live art’ installations on Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Even the art is more alive during Kelowna summers

Art comes alive on Bernard Ave. in the summer (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Brenda Lennax (right), a volunteer with BC Airlift Emergency Response Operations, delivered cards and books to students at Stein Valley Nlakapamux School in Lytton, B.C.

Students across B.C. send Lytton students artwork, books and cards

The gifts were part of a special project by Qualicum Beach artist, Diane Moran

Brenda Lennax (right), a volunteer with BC Airlift Emergency Response Operations, delivered cards and books to students at Stein Valley Nlakapamux School in Lytton, B.C.
April 28, 2022 - Fabric artist Pipi Tustian in her Whippletree Junction workspace photographed for Boulevard magazine. Don Denton photograph.

True Colours

The creative world of Pipi Tustian

  • Jul 11, 2022
April 28, 2022 - Fabric artist Pipi Tustian in her Whippletree Junction workspace photographed for Boulevard magazine. Don Denton photograph.
First Nations artist Richard Hunt began carving at the age of 13 now at 71 he continues to hone his skills as he works on his latest piece the Sun Mask using red cedar to create his one of a kind artwork at his studio in Victoria, B.C., on Thursday, June 30, 2022 THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Feds urged to crack down on fake Indigenous art, copyright breaches

Senator says industry of fake Indigenous art may be worth millions of dollars

First Nations artist Richard Hunt began carving at the age of 13 now at 71 he continues to hone his skills as he works on his latest piece the Sun Mask using red cedar to create his one of a kind artwork at his studio in Victoria, B.C., on Thursday, June 30, 2022 THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Kevin Stone works on a gigantic Elon Musk head on May 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Giant Elon Musk head by B.C. metal artist now complete, ready to be shipped

Kevin Stone has finished head of half-Elon, half-goat monument for cryptocurrency creators

Kevin Stone works on a gigantic Elon Musk head on May 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Peter Oliver, co-founder of the Beltline Neighbourhoods Association, gestures as he is interviewed about internationally renowned graffiti artist Mirko Reisser’s creation of the world’s tallest mural in Calgary, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Graffiti artist completes world’s tallest mural in downtown Calgary

Work part of a project to turn an austere area of downtown into expansive open-air urban art gallery

Peter Oliver, co-founder of the Beltline Neighbourhoods Association, gestures as he is interviewed about internationally renowned graffiti artist Mirko Reisser’s creation of the world’s tallest mural in Calgary, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Artist Charles Campbell. Photography by Lia Crowe

In Studio with Charles Campbell

Victoria artist wins Shadbolt Foundation VIVA Award

  • Jul 4, 2022
Artist Charles Campbell. Photography by Lia Crowe
Pieces from a past ArtWalk remain on display outside Lake Country Municipal Hall. (Brittany Webster)

Art of all kinds coming to Lake Country for September ArtWalk

Event will take place at the Community Complex September 10-11

Pieces from a past ArtWalk remain on display outside Lake Country Municipal Hall. (Brittany Webster)
A hissing booth was featured at the Catwalk event on June 26, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Lake Country Art Gallery’s Catwalk a purr-fect way to combine love of art and cats

A few kittens found their furrever home during the adoption event

A hissing booth was featured at the Catwalk event on June 26, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Kelowna’s Boyce-Gyro Park

Lodestar on the Horizon: 2 new art installations appear in Kelowna

One sculpture will be located at Richter and Clement while the other is at Boyce-Gyro Beach

Kelowna’s Boyce-Gyro Park
Xyólheméylh’s youth art/writing contest this year asked ‘What does being Indigenous mean to you?’ (Submitted)

Winners announced for B.C.-wide art, writing contest for Indigenous youth

Youth asked ‘What does being Indigenous mean to you?’ as the topic contest

Xyólheméylh’s youth art/writing contest this year asked ‘What does being Indigenous mean to you?’ (Submitted)
Lake Country Artist Wanda Lock stands below her ‘Kate and Molly’ art exhibition at YLW June 2022 (contributed)

New art exhibit greeting travellers at Kelowna airport

The art exhibition opened in Kelowna’s airport this week

Lake Country Artist Wanda Lock stands below her ‘Kate and Molly’ art exhibition at YLW June 2022 (contributed)
Ann Willsie winning artwork (Photo - Contributed)

Artists get creative juices flowing on Okanagan Rail Trail

Lake Country’s Ann Willsie took first place in the experienced category

Ann Willsie winning artwork (Photo - Contributed)
Jennifer Kostuik . Photo by Lia Crowe

Down to a fine art

Gallerist Jennifer Kostuik reflects on 25 years

  • Jun 15, 2022
Jennifer Kostuik . Photo by Lia Crowe
Autumn Cooper, right, of the Stz’uminus First Nation speaks about her experiences learning her traditional language, at an event announcing provincial funding for Indigenous language, art, culture and heritage revitalization at the legislature June 14. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

B.C. commits $35M to continue revitalization of Indigenous languages, arts, culture

First Peoples’ Cultural Council learning initiatives to be funded

Autumn Cooper, right, of the Stz’uminus First Nation speaks about her experiences learning her traditional language, at an event announcing provincial funding for Indigenous language, art, culture and heritage revitalization at the legislature June 14. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)