Bring out your Best: Members’ Exhibition


December 13, 2014 to January 25, 2015 Scroll down for more exhibition images. The Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to once again present our annual members’ show this December. Our members play a very important role in the gallery’s continued success, and this is our opportunity to recognize and celebrate the …

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Gary Spearin: iNifiNiTi


October 4, 2014 to January 11, 2015 Ontario-based artist Gary Spearin began his iNifiNiTi project in 2007, and it continues to grow. iNifiNiTi is a large series of twenty-four-by-twenty-inch-sized oil-on-canvas paintings. Each one is more-or-less abstract in nature, but may contain shapes, repeated lines or patterns, which create images that …

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Johann Wessels: Side Show


November 3, 2014 to May 11, 2015 click image for larger version   For his commission at the Kelowna International Airport, Penticton-based artist Johann Wessels has conceived of a caravan of wheeled carts or wagons, reminiscent of a travelling carnival. He calls his installation Side Show, and thinks of his …

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7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc.

October 11, 2014 to January 4, 2015 Daphne Odjig, Thunderbird of Courage, 1977, acrylic on canvas, 61 x 50.8 cm. Private Collection. © Daphne Odjig. Photo credit: Don Hall In the early 1970s seven professional First Nations artists decided to join together and create a new Group of Seven for …

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Art Teachers’ Exhibition 2014


June 20 to September 14, 2014 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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Crystal Przybille: Wish


May 5 to Nov 3, 2014 Crystal Przybille, Wish, 2014, mixed media Photography: Clea Haugo Kelowna-based artist Crystal Przybille has created a work reminiscent of two giant bird wings, made from wood and metal. Entitled Wish, the piece is intended to make reference to the human longing for and efforts toward …

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Marc Siegner: Adaptation


July 5 to September 28, 2014 Marc Siegner, Big Magic (detail), 2013, mixed media on panels, 98 x 75 in. (250 x 190 cm) Marc Siegner is a senior Canadian artist based in Edmonton, Alberta. He has focused most of his artistic practice within printmaking, but has recently extended that to …

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Christos Dikeakos: Nature Morte


June 21 to October 5, 2014 Christos Dikeakos is a senior Canadian artist based in Vancouver, where he has worked for his entire career. He also happens to own (along with his wife Sophie) an apple orchard in Naramata, and this has led him to spend a fair amount of …

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Art in Action 2014: Back to Basics


March 7 to June 15, 2014 The Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to host our 28th annual Art in Action exhibition. This exhibition, on display in the Front Project Space, features approximately 125 works of art created by students in Kelowna’s public and private high schools. Art in Action is …

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The Power of Women’s Creativity: Past, Present, & Future


September 20 to December 6, 2014 This exhibition is presented in partnership with the Central Okanagan Women’s Resource & Education Foundation and features over 60 works of art in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media, and quilting, all created by local women. It coincides with Women’s …

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Lynden Beesley: Hortus Conclusus


The Artist’s Garden Project Spring 2014 to Spring 2015 click image to visit Hortus Conclusus The second in our new series of commissioned artist’s gardens. CLICK HERE to view the dedicated site which contains an interview with the artist, installation images and artist’s biography.

One on One


Jenny Western with Kenneth Lavallee: Man and Nature April 12 to June 29, 2014 Visit the One on One site publication for curatorial essay, images and artist’s biography, [CLICK HERE]. The Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition series to be installed annually in our Mardell G …

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Ann Kipling: The Falkland Drawings


a thirty-five-year survey March 22 to June 15, 2014 Ann Kipling is a senior Canadian artist who works exclusively on paper (in drawing, printmaking or with ink or paint). She was born in Victoria, BC in 1934 and studied at the Vancouver School of Art. Kipling lived in Richmond, Lynn …

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David Rokeby: Very Nervous System


January 4 to April 6, 2014 David Rokeby, Very Nervous System (1986-2004), Video camera, computer, custom software. Collection of Carleton University Art Gallery: Purchased in 2009 with assistance from the Friends of the Art Gallery, the Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Programme and the Canada Council for the Arts. Photographs courtesy …

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January 11 to March 9, 2014 Jock Macdonald, The Black Quartet, 1946, ink, watercolour on paper, 25.8 x 35.7 cm, Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Acquistion Fund, Photo: Teresa Healy, Vancouver Art Gallery.   The Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased and excited to be a venue for the tour …

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Day Job


Curated by Neena Sood January 18 to March 2, 2014 Our upcoming exhibition Day Job features work of approximately twenty-five past and present staff members of Opus Framing and Art Supplies, Kelowna. Past employees now live across North America, and as far away as Israel and New Zealand. Everyone who …

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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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