Past Exhibitions
2022

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UBCO Public Art COLLECTION
RAMBLE ON
JAN 13 - MARCH 9, 2022

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STephen SCOTT
FROM THE VOID
JAN 13 - MARCH 9, 2022

Ramble On is a group exhibition of artworks from UBC Okanagan Gallery’s Public Art Collection, a rambling tour, which introduces some of our newest acquisitions including works by Judith Schwarz, Sheldon Louis, Tania Willard and Neil Cadger. The exhibition at Vernon Public Art Gallery presents a variety of artistic mediums – sculptures, paintings, prints and video artworks by a diverse roster of artists – alumni, faculty, local, Indigenous, international, figurative, abstract, emerging and established. This exhibition will be providing viewers with insight towards a variety of different artists, their practices and the various media used to create thought-provoking, insightful works.

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CORALEE MILLER
HIDDEN SPIRITS
JAN 13 - MARCH 9, 2022

The works of Coralee Miller are inspired by traditional Sylix/Okanagan Oral Stories, helping herself stay connected with her own culture and expressing love and pride for her heritage and the ways they were brought forth. 

Through these stories she connects daily life as well as her environment through a cultural perspective, wanting to share them and their integral teachings of bravery, forgiveness, responsibility and transformation with others.

 

Being a Sylix/Okanagan woman, Coralee is a member of the Westbank First Nation. Having grown up on the Ir#9 reserve in Westbank, she now works as a tour guide at the Sncewips Heritage Museum. Where she is able to combine her work with her passion for storytelling, culture and art.

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Steve Scott's exhibition From the Void is influenced by ancient art, myths and legends as well as Science Fiction Literature, short stories and essays. His illustrations draw from depictions of deities or martyrs and struggles between monsters, demons and gods placed in unearthly planes of existence. 

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KAMA Creative Aboriginal Arts collective
Unsettle the Settler: Dismantling Systemic Oppression
JAN 13 - MARCH 9, 2022

Kama? Collective is composed of Okanagan Nation established and emerging artists who have joined together to advocate aboriginal interdisciplinary and multimedia arts development promotion, education/community involvement and production.     

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Brigitta Kocsis
#Techboyz
March 17 - May 18, 2022

SD#22 Secondary school
Art and soul
April 18 - May 14, 2022

#Techboyz is a series of paintings that bring together different strategies and techniques to express Brigitta’s relationship towards the subject of everyday life for young adults. Capturing a special moment in time where they regain a sense of freedom after long periods of isolation, she brings together different strategies and techniques to express her relationship to the subject formally and conceptually. 





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Artwork created by secondary students from School District No#22 displays a maturity of handling various mediums and more importantly, demonstrates a strong conceptual approach.

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