Glenn Clark: Best of Seven


November 4, 2013 to May 5, 2014 Glenn Clark, Best of Seven, 2013, mixed media, installation at Kelowna International Airport Penticton-based artist Glenn Clark decided to focus on Canada’s national game for his commission at the Kelowna International Airport. With a retro edge to them, his hockey players are greatly …

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Past to Present: Members’ Exhibition 2013


November 30, 2013 to January 11, 2014 What, or who has influenced your art? What was the catalyst for you becoming an artist? Is there an historical work of art that fascinates, or inspires you? This year we asked artists to select an influential work of art from the past, …

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Keith Langergraber: Theatre of the Exploding Sun


October 5 to December 29, 2013 Photo by Yuri Akuney, Digital Perfections Keith Langergraber is a mid-career artist who is based in Vancouver. This major exhibition is being produced in partnership with the Southern Alberta Art Gallery in Lethbridge. It will focus on Langergraber’s three-part film, titled Time Traveller Trilogy, …

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Art Teachers’ Exhibition 2013


August 6 to September 22, 2013 The Kelowna Art Gallery proudly presents works of art created by the professional and talented teachers who lead classes at the Gallery. This exhibition showcases a range of art, reflecting the diverse classes we offer, such as drawing, acrylic and watercolour painting, mixed media, …

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Collective Points of View


June 8 to July 14, 2013 Youth inSights Youth inSights is a six-month-long after-school art program conceived to engage teens who may be considering a career in the arts. Through a series of workshops, gallery projects, and opportunities to work with local emerging and established artists, teens get an up-close …

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Kyle Zsombor: A Green Desire

A Green Desire

The Artist’s Garden Project Spring 2013 to Spring 2014 Visit the Green Desire website for curatorial essay, images and artist’s biography, [CLICK HERE]. The Kelowna Art Gallery would like to acknowledge the generous support of The Greenery Garden Centre.

Saturday Morning Cartoons


September 28 to November 24, 2013 The Kelowna Art Gallery and local artists’ group Art Brew have teamed up this fall on the Saturday Morning Cartoons exhibition. This is a juried exhibition, for which artists were asked to take a nostalgic look a the bygone era of old-school cartoons, and …

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Wanda Lock: Flying Machines and Poems Sung by Strangers


May 6 to Nov 4, 2013 (click image for larger view) Lake Country-based artist Wanda Lock decided to create the visual-and-text analog to her own imaginary playlist for her six-month-long commission at the Kelowna International Airport. She is creating three panels, each about eight feet high and twelve feet wide, …

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Douglas Walker: Other Worlds


July 6 to September 29, 2013 Douglas Walker, A-775, A-753, A-756, 2011, oil on paper, dimensions variable. (click for larger image) Visitors to the Kelowna Art Gallery this summer will be captivated by an enormous 80-foot-long blue-and-white painting focusing on a whale by Toronto-based artist, Douglas Walker. For his show …

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Art in Action 2013


Mapping the Unknown March 30 to June 2, 2013 The Kelowna Art Galleryis pleased to host our 27th annual Art in Action exhibition, entitled Mapping the Unknown. The exhibition features over 100 works of art created by middle- and high-school students from School District No. 23. Art in Action is …

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Stephen Foster: Re-Mediating Curtis: Toy Portraits


June 22 to Sept 29, 2013 An exhibition of new work by Kelowna-based artist Stephen Foster featuring back-lit light boxes with photographs of toy figures will have visitors donning pairs of 3-D glasses as part of their viewing experience. Re-Mediating Curtis: Toy Portraits is part of Foster’s on-going, multi-part investigation …

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Just Imagine


An exhibition of works by blind and vision impaired artists January 12 to March 17, 2013 Just Imagine is curated by local artist Ruth Bieber, and brings together the art of four vision-impaired artists. Just Imagine explores what it means to be human, and the multitude of ways in which …

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Jordan Broadworth: Vital Binaries


Recent Works on Mylar April 6 to June 16, 2013 Jordan Broadworth is a mid-career Canadian artist who is currently living and working in New York. This solo exhibition will comprise recent works he has created with oil on small sheets of mylar. These are intensely beautiful pieces, all the …

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Bill Rodgers: Journeyman


A Ten-Year Survey of Work March 30 to June 30, 2013 Bill Rodgers is a senior Canadian artist based in Calgary. We are pleased to present a ten-year survey of his work, in partnership with the Nickle Arts Museum at the University of Calgary, where the show will be on …

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Sarah Maloney: Collapse


January 26 to March 31, 2013 The Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to bring the work of Halifax-based artist Sarah Maloney to the Okanagan. Maloney’s Collapse series of works dates from 2009-10, and explore the notion of the traditional domestic sphere of women, and the Victorian pastime/skill of embroidery, as …

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Carol Wainio: The Book


Organized and circulated by Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa Curated by Diana Nemiroff January 19 to March 17, 2013 Carol Wainio (Canadian, b. 1955), Industrial Fairy Tale, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 182.9 x 304.8 cm. Collection of the artist, courtesy of Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto. Nationally recognized painter Carol Wainio began …

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Kelowna Art Gallery Members’ Exhibition November 23, 2012 to January 5, 2013 Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in this year’s members’ exhibition! This year we invite artists to use the idea of a map, or mapping, as a point of departure in their art. Mapping has become prevalent …

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Richard Prince: Telling Stories (with digressions)


November 10, 2012 to January 13, 2013 Vancouver-based Richard Prince is a fascinating artist who works in three dimensions, espousing a “bricoleur” aesthetic and working method. He has been completing a group of new works for this exhibition that will be three-dimensional pieces, some on wheels. Often his works have …

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Dawn Emerson: Certain Movement


(click image for larger view) October 22, 2012 to May 6, 2013 Kelowna-based artist Dawn Emerson will be creating a multi-paneled work using mixed media on sheets of mylar, and will be exploring images of trees that incorporate implied movement. Emerson was inspired by the digital work of Los Angeles-based …

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John Hartman: The Columbia in Canada


September 22, 2012 to January 20, 2013 John Hartman, Layer Cake Mountain, Kelowna, 2011, watercolour, 28.5 x 35.5 cm, 11 ¼ x 14 in. Photo: Joseph Hartman   presents John Hartman: The Columbia in Canada During two spring visits to south eastern British Columbia in 2010 and 2011, Ontario-based artist …

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