By Patty Wellborn on June 16, 2021
A new painting titled cax̌alqs — red dress by Syilx artist Sheldon Pierre Louis has been added to UBC Okanagan’s Public Art Collection. The painting depicts an Indigenous woman wearing a red dress and a face mask.
By Patty Wellborn on June 4, 2021
Whess Harman is UBC Okanagan Gallery’s Artist in Residence for 2021. During their residency at the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies they will create new works, give an artist talk, publish an art publication and open an exhibition of new works.
By Patty Wellborn on May 7, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Indigenous Art Intensive gathers artists, curators, writers, students and scholars to engage in contemporary ideas and dialogue rooted in Indigenous contemporary art.
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.