By Patty Wellborn on April 6, 2021
Each spring, graduating visual arts students at UBC’s Okanagan campus prepare a final exhibition as they complete their program. This year’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) show, titled Up Close from a Distance, will be shared as a virtual exhibition.
By Patty Wellborn on March 9, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies’ (FCCS) Spring Festival of the Arts brings a myriad of exhibits and events to the Kelowna area. The festival covers a spectrum of artistic endeavours by students, faculty and staff including exhibitions of creative writing, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, short films and public art.
By Patty Wellborn on February 16, 2021
Public art can take many forms, from mural paintings to installations and exhibitions, to large scale sculptures. It can work to revitalize the urban landscape while supporting and improving the cultural, social and economic vitality of our local community.
By Patty Wellborn on January 27, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies is launching a new opportunity for artists, writers and performers to spend some creative time in a wooded retreat.
By Patty Wellborn on January 14, 2021
Up and coming writers are encouraged to submit entries for the annual Okanagan Short Story Contest.
By Patty Wellborn on December 21, 2020
UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, in association with the Visual Arts Course Union, is not letting COVID-19 stop a popular annual tradition.
By Nathan Skolski on November 16, 2020
The creative writing program at UBCO is hosting its inaugural Sharon Thesen Lecture with Vernon-based author John Lent.
By Nathan Skolski on October 2, 2020
Kim Senklip Harvey, a director, playwright and actor, is this fall’s writer in residence with the creative writing program at UBC Okanagan.
By Patty Wellborn on August 18, 2020
A UBC Okanagan visual arts instructor used a large concrete wall as a canvas, piles of scaffolding and gallons of paint to turn a summer art course into an urban beautification project.
By Patty Wellborn on May 13, 2020
This year’s exhibition, titled Any Moment, was scheduled to open to the public in an on-campus reception in mid-April. However, as Visual Arts Professor Myron Campbell explains, the art will now be shared as a virtual exhibition.