Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
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 Christine Zeindler on June 3, 2021
UBCO experts are available to comment on how to restore and protect ecosystems, rewild gardens and create sustainable consumer behaviour to help achieve a greener relationship with the environment.
By Patty Wellborn on May 27, 2021
UBC Okanagan is marking its second virtual convocation next week.
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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 26, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Creative Writing Program is hosting its second annual Sharon Thesen Lecture with Creative Writing Professor and author Kevin Chong.
By Patty Wellborn on April 12, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) is hosting an event Friday where it will share the winners of the 2021 Okanagan Short Story Contest.
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.