On exhibition in the main gallery of the Vernon Public Art Gallery is Kelsey Stephenson’s flux, a print-based installation that examines the impact that place has on memory. Flux looks at the impressions that people create on the landscape through the lens of water, erosion, and shifts in the environment and features printed fabric panels accompanied by sound elements from the Alberta watershed. Exhibition runs from July 23 until Sept. 30.
The popular Heritage Field Trips around the North Okanagan are back for the fall! Find out more about these intriguing sites in the North Okanagan and learn the stories of the people behind the places.
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Kibbles and Bytes is a collection of work by Melissa M. Merrill, without the boundaries of traditional and representational painting. In these pieces, Melissa explores media, memories and movement, with each piece speaking to who Melissa Merrill is, who she was, and her growth as an artist as she reaches into 'serious silliness'. This exhibition features seven large bodies of work, with each piece consisting of mixed media on stretched canvas. Gallery Vertigo will host an opening reception on September 3, 2020 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Do you struggle to capture good images of your paintings or prints? Whether you are entering an art contest, submitting a portfolio, or simply posting your artwork on Facebook or Instagram, it is essential to know how to take good photos of your artwork, because high quality photography offers the first impression of your art and your professionalism.
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Have you always wanted to play guitar? Whether you love pop, rock, country or blues, or prefer electric or acoustic guitar, instructor Norm Crompton will have you playing your favorite songs in no time! In these ½ hour private lessons you will quickly learn to read music and strum chords. To learn more about these sessions or the Art Centre's wide range of visual arts classes, visit http://vernonarts.ca/classes/ or drop by and check out this fabulous local facility.
The Okanagan Artists of Canada Society will be hanging their artwork down the opening aisle of the Village Green Shopping Centre starting October 1. The colourful and varied paintings from more than 40 local talents will greet shoppers until mid-November. The theme of this show is Three Cheers for 75 Years to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the group. This will in fact be two shows in one as many of the paintings will be changed up on October 22. For those wishing to purchase art, contact information is available for each artist.To learn more about the OACS visit www.okanaganartistsofcanada.ca
A GATHERING OF ARTISTS: Composition Art Lab with Svetlana Shkuratova
Strong composition is vital to the success of a piece of art, whether it’s a drawing, painting, photograph, ceramic vessel or sculpture. A skillful and conscious application of composition is what helps the artist capture the viewer’s eye and hold their attention. A good composition can tell a story or convey a mood.
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