Liz Wylie

Drawing from Life group show takes over the Kelowna Art Gallery in a big way.

Wylie: Drawing from Life on grander than grand scale

The show comes together cohesively, even though the pieces are wildly different in approach, theme and materials.

Drawing from Life group show takes over the Kelowna Art Gallery in a big way.
Germaine Koh

Germaine Koh: Home Made Home

Germaine Koh's overarching goal for her Kelowna Art Gallery installation is to help people “imagine other models for living.”

Germaine Koh
Susan Menzies in front of the installation of her paintings

Wylie: Wally Dugs catch artist’s eye

The Scottish vernacular, wally dugs, piqued artist Susan Menzies interest for a showing at the Kelowna Art Gallery.

Susan Menzies in front of the installation of her paintings
Wanda Lock and Rena Warren: Escape Artists

Wylie: Escape Artists at the Kelowna Art Gallery

The intensely creative and focused individuals featured in any creative endeavor are, in fact, artists.

Wanda Lock and Rena Warren: Escape Artists
OK Sunshine by artist Heidi Thompson at the Kelowna International Airport.

Wylie: Artist brings the light to Kelowna airport installation

KAG's latest installation at Kelowna International Airport is a suite of five paintings by Coldstream-based artist Heidi Thompson.

OK Sunshine by artist Heidi Thompson at the Kelowna International Airport.
John Hall

Wylie: Travelling Light: 45-year survey of John Hall’s paintings

Through the decades, Hall has stuck to hyper-realist painting…

John Hall
One on One: Work to Rule: Krista Belle Stewart installation at Kelowna Art Gallery.

Wylie: Krista Belle Stewart explores First Nations histories

Krista Belle Stewart uses historical source materials and documents as she explores First Nations histories.

One on One: Work to Rule: Krista Belle Stewart installation at Kelowna Art Gallery.
Amy Modahl: Where the Heart Is at the Kelowna Art Gallery through March 27.

Wylie: Art exposes our chaos/control alter egos

Amy Modahl explores our cultural obsession with imposed harmony and chaotic reality.

Amy Modahl: Where the Heart Is at the Kelowna Art Gallery through March 27.
Sea Song by Aunaray Carol Clusiau of Peachland at the Kelowna International Airport's departure area.

Wylie: Wave reveals the creatures within

Fate can have tricks up its sleeve…animals in her abstract shapes began to spontaneously appear.

Sea Song by Aunaray Carol Clusiau of Peachland at the Kelowna International Airport's departure area.
Landon Mackenzie’s Blue Stairs.

Wylie: Two avenues of art, in retrospect

Works produced in printmaking during Landon Mackenzie's undergraduate years;then paint on huge canvases.

Landon Mackenzie’s Blue Stairs.
Installation of Makeshift by artist Elizabeth D'Agostino.

Wylie: Beauty of D’Agostino’s art might be distracting

A recurring motif in the artist’s works on view is the circle, which appears dark and sheltering…

Installation of Makeshift by artist Elizabeth D'Agostino.
Jeroen Witvliet

Wylie: Echoes of Dutch brooding in modern work at KAG

Witlviet's paintings draw from Dutch artists of the past–Bruegel, Bosch, Rembrandt, and, of course, Vincent van Gogh.

Jeroen Witvliet
Artist Wally Dion in front of three caves

Wylie: Dion spans cultures, artistic formats

Working in a mash-up of cultures, Dion produces sophisticated work that addresses the issues of living today as a First Nations person.

Artist Wally Dion in front of three caves
Garden Project in the Rotary Courtyard at the Kelowna Art Gallery.

The Artist’s Garden Project at KAG

Artistic garden work in the outdoor courtyard at the Kelowna Art Gallery has things to grow up, things to throw out.

Garden Project in the Rotary Courtyard at the Kelowna Art Gallery.
Valerie Rogers creating the work of art currently showing at the Kelowna Art Gallery's exhibition space at YLW.

Lift Off and Soar before getting on you flight

Valerie Rogers' geese are painted on panels spanning 33 feet of space in the departures area of the Kelowna International Airport.

Valerie Rogers creating the work of art currently showing at the Kelowna Art Gallery's exhibition space at YLW.
Arthur Lismer

Wylie: Story of Canadian Art as told by the Hart House Art Collection

This is traditional pure painting at its best. The time period covered is from 1920 to the 1950s, with many works from the Depression era.

Arthur Lismer
Mitch Mitchell

Wylie: Printing moves to three dimensions

Visitors familiar with modern and contemporary art may see echoes of or nods to the works of well-known artists…

Mitch Mitchell
Ron Shuebrook

Wylie: Construct your own meaning from Shuebrook’s art

Everyone brings their own experience to their looking and encounter with Ron Shuebrook’s works at the Kelowna Art Gallery.

Ron Shuebrook
Pete Smith

Wylie: Abstract filled with essence of landscape

Despite their being completely abstract, Smith’s works in the current show might make viewers think of landscapes.

Pete Smith

Wylie: Infusing art into departures at YLW

Wessels was thinking about a travelling side show as a metaphor for a touring exhibition of work by a contemporary artist.