Art gallery opens online bid

You can bid online for the Kelowna Art Gallery’s Appetite for Art

Starting today you can take a sneak peek at over thirty amazing works of art that will be available for purchase at the Kelowna Art Gallery’s annual Appetite for Art fundraiser. They are now on the fundraiser event page and this year, leading up to the fundraiser on April 22, people can bid for them online.

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the fine works donated for this year’s fundraiser,” said gallery executive director Nataley Nagy. “The generosity and support from the art community has been tremendous. We are also excited to give everyone the opportunity to bid on a work they like through our new online auction.”

The works of art range greatly – including everything from Okanagan landscapes to still lifes to abstract pieces that make use of bold, bright colours. There is also a wide variety of media, including, oil and acrylic paint, textiles, mixed media, ceramic, and glass.

Participating artists include: Lynden Beesley, Graciela Blancarte, Mary Bull, Amy Burkard, Jan Crawford, Jessie Dunlop, Jane Everett, Sara Gagnon, Clea Haugo, Ron Hedrick, Jessica Hedrick, Angelika Jaeger, Byron Johnstad, Asher J Klassen, Hanss Lujan, Jolene Mackie, Debra Martin, Susan McCarrell, Jo McKechnie, Fiona Neal, Kyle L. Poirier, Liz Ranney, Bonny Roberts, Grace Shaw, Leanne Spanza, and Meghan Wise.

The online auction will close on Wednesday, April 19 however attendees at the gala fundraiser on Saturday evening, April 22 will have a final opportunity to place bids live at the event.

The concept behind Appetite for Art is to combine a celebration of the best in local cuisine with a selection of art that guests can purchase and take home – all raising dollars to support children’s and educational programming at the gallery.

A small number of tickets for the Appetite for Art fundraiser are still available at $120 per person, or four for $420. They can be purchased directly from the gallery by calling 250-762-2226.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Tree replacement, construction scheduled for Kelowna’s Stuart Park

Sixteen trees are being removed because they are struggling, the city said

Okanagan whisky lottery adds new twists

Winners of Okanagan Spirits’ Laird of Fintry lottery announced in four batches beginning Sept. 28

BC Libertarian party names Kelowna West candidate

Matt Badura has been acclaimed as Kelowna West’s Libertarian candidate in the upcoming provincial election

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

B.C. records 98 more COVID-19 cases, most in Lower Mainland

One new senior home outbreak, Surrey Memorial outbreak over

Canadian ski resorts wrestle with pandemic-vs.-profit dilemma as COVID-19 persists

Few are actually restricting the total number of skiers they allow on the hill

Three arrested after Keremeos shooting that severely injured one man

The victim was transported by air ambulance to a regional hospital

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Victoria-area RCMP locate high-risk sex offender thanks to help of taxi cab driver

Scott Jones wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, ‘a risk to women and girls,’ police say

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

End of CERB means uncertainty for some, new system for others

As of a week ago, the CERB had paid out $79.3 billion to 8.8 million people

West Kelowna Warriors complete sweep of Vernon Vipers

Warriors edge Snakes 2-1 as Okanagan Cup BCHL exhibition tournament begins

Most Read