Our Walk With the Land


January 22  to February 6, 2005 The Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to be a host venue for Our Walk With the Land, an exhibition highlighting the strength and diversity of film and video work by Indigenous filmmakers across Canada. Our Walk With the Land features innovative Aboriginal films and …

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Marie Cormack: Paradise


February 12 to April 10, 2005 This exhibition features the paintings of Summerland-based artist Marie Cormack. Cormack paints bright, patterned and colorful figurative paintings of kids eating cherries, women displaying their fresh baked pies or showing off their prized tomato plants. These are ordinary people enjoying ordinary times and it …

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February 12 to April 24, 2005 Hanksville A couple of years ago, I wrote a narrative for Blackflash magazine called The Wandering Boy. In this piece, I attempted to explain, through text and images, what I think my activities as a writer and producer of museum exhibitions is about. I …

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David Wilson: Here and There, One Hundred New Works


April 16 to June 19, 2005 My work is a construct of how the illumination of both people and objects reveals that which is of importance to us. The vitality of the imagery circumvents common assumptions of a wet and rainy night, illustrating how our illumination of both people and …

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April 30 to September 11, 2005 In one short century, Kelowna has grown from a small village with a handful of pioneers to an international tourist destination with award-winning wineries and multi-million dollar lakeside properties. Throughout its history, the Okaganan landscape has enticed people to visit, live and retire in …

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Bev Tosh: One-Way Passage


June 25 to September 18, 2005 This exhibition is about the rite of passage of leaving home physically, emotionally and psychologically, and about the passage of time and lifetimes. One-Way Passage The term ‘war bride’ refers to women who married foreign servicemen during or immediately following World War II, and …

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Diana Lynn Thompson: 2nd Nature


September 24 to November 13, 2005 For over 10 years, Saltspring Island artist Diana Lynn Thompson has been exhibiting her work across Canada and internationally in solo and group exhibitions, and producing environmental installations, performances and community art projects. Thompson has been described as “a pilgrim of wonder in the …

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Landmarks: Mary Smith McCulloch


September 20 to November 20, 2005 The Kelowna Art Gallery is very pleased to present the exhibition Landmarks. This is the Gallery’s first solo exhibition in nearly two decades of the work of Mary Smith McCulloch. Mary Smith McCulloch is an internationally exhibiting artist who has resided in Kelowna since …

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Doug Smarch Jr.: Lucinations


November 26, 2005 to January 15, 2006 Lucinations is based on a legend from my community that comes from a time before the arrival of the Alaska Highway. According to this legend, a man was looking for a lost relation and went to ask the help of a medicine man. …

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Robert Davidson: The Abstract Edge


November 26, 2005 to January 29, 2006 The Kelowna Art Gallery is proud to be the only western Canadian venue for the National Gallery of Canada’s tour of the exhibition Robert Davidson: The Abstract Edge. This exhibition brings a major selection of paintings and sculpture by this nationally renowned, Vancouver-based, …

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