Arts

A chair painted by artist Margaret Kyle for the 2020 Art Walk in Lake Country was recently damaged. (Facebook/Penny Smith)

Art Walk chair vandalized in Lake Country

The chair had been placed on the Rail Trail in Oyama

  • Dec 8, 2022

 

Uninterrupted projected onto the Cambie Bridge. (Kirk Tougas photo)

Water inspires upcoming exhibit at Salmon Arm Art Gallery

Virtual reality cinematic spectacle Uninterrupted part of exhibition

  • Oct 31, 2022

 

Chere Strain shows one of her works of art, Rhino Blues, which includes a rhino beetle positioned at a grand piano, accompanied by a jewel beetle in cuff links singing at a microphone. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm ‘insect mortician’ brings bugs to life in three-dimensional works of art

Creepin’ It Real’s Chere Strain scared of, yet inspired by, insects

 

Vernon-Monashee MLA Harwinder Sandhu presents a proclamation to kick off BC Culture Days in Vernon’s Polson Park Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon kicks off BC Culture Days

Live music and activities in store all day Friday

Vernon-Monashee MLA Harwinder Sandhu presents a proclamation to kick off BC Culture Days in Vernon’s Polson Park Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Penticton’s Ariane` Kamps has been selected to have her artwork join in on an upcoming NASA mission to the Moon. (Instagram- Ariane Kamps)

A trip to the Moon? Penticton artist selected to be part of upcoming NASA mission

Artwork by Ariane Kamps is being sent to the Moon, as early as next week

Penticton’s Ariane` Kamps has been selected to have her artwork join in on an upcoming NASA mission to the Moon. (Instagram- Ariane Kamps)
Leilani Ambrose’s “Hidden Patterns” is one of the works to be featured in The Pollinators, an exhibit presented by the Salmon Arm Art Gallery, April 30 to July 2, 2022. (Contributed)

Shuswap artists raise awareness around importance of pollinators in upcoming exhibit

Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents The Pollinators

  • Apr 25, 2022
Leilani Ambrose’s “Hidden Patterns” is one of the works to be featured in The Pollinators, an exhibit presented by the Salmon Arm Art Gallery, April 30 to July 2, 2022. (Contributed)
BFA student Stephanie Tennert works in her home studio on a drawing in preparation for the year end exhibition. Photo: UBCO

Art Students at UBCO Display Best at Spring Fest

Students have been painting, writing, drawing, acting up a storm for the festival

  • Mar 22, 2022
BFA student Stephanie Tennert works in her home studio on a drawing in preparation for the year end exhibition. Photo: UBCO
William Shakespeare’s First Folio, published in 1623, acquired by UBC Library. (UBC handout photo)

UBC Library gifted Shakespeare’s 1623 First Folio

The first folio, published in 1623, features 36 of 38 known Shakespeare plays

William Shakespeare’s First Folio, published in 1623, acquired by UBC Library. (UBC handout photo)
The Shumka Dancers and Running Thunder Dancers will perform together during the Ryga Arts Festival in August, 2021. (Contributed)

Events scheduled for Ryga Arts Festival in Summerland

Festival in Summerland will feature theatre, music and more

The Shumka Dancers and Running Thunder Dancers will perform together during the Ryga Arts Festival in August, 2021. (Contributed)
Local Losers is welcoming the art community to its inaugural art show opening Saturday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. (Contributed)

Vernon gallery’s first show turns spotlight on Lake Country artist

International contemporary artist first to become Local Loser solo exhibitionist with Material Spirits

Local Losers is welcoming the art community to its inaugural art show opening Saturday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. (Contributed)
Eagle Valley Brush & Palette member Alice Duck shows off her painting at the 42nd Annual Art Show & Sale at the Red Barn Arts Centre in Sicamous on July 2, 2021. (Zachary Roman - Eagle Valley News)
Eagle Valley Brush & Palette member Alice Duck shows off her painting at the 42nd Annual Art Show & Sale at the Red Barn Arts Centre in Sicamous on July 2, 2021. (Zachary Roman - Eagle Valley News)
(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

‘Local Losers’ have a place to create with Vernon art studio opening

A new art studio geared towards youth opened on main street June 1

(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
A documentary will tell the story of a 19th-century cycling pioneer. (Stock photo)

Celebrate Go By Bike Week in Summerland with film of cycling pioneer

Virtual screening will be held May 31 to June 6

A documentary will tell the story of a 19th-century cycling pioneer. (Stock photo)
George Ryga, considered by many as Canada’s most important English playwright lived in Summerland from 1963 until his death in 1987. He is the inspiration for the annual Ryga Arts Festival. (Contributed)

Summerland archive established for George Ryga

Renowned author wrote novels, poetry, stage plays and screen plays from Summerland home

George Ryga, considered by many as Canada’s most important English playwright lived in Summerland from 1963 until his death in 1987. He is the inspiration for the annual Ryga Arts Festival. (Contributed)
A Salmon Arm artist worked with talented local fabricators to create an enormous set of steel bighorn sheep horns to greet visitors to Radium Hot Springs. (Village of Radium Hot Springs image)

Steel sheep horn sculpture greets Radium visitors

An art installation – a large steel representation of the iconic curling…

A Salmon Arm artist worked with talented local fabricators to create an enormous set of steel bighorn sheep horns to greet visitors to Radium Hot Springs. (Village of Radium Hot Springs image)
A Salmon Arm artist worked with talented local fabricators to create an enormous set of steel bighorn sheep horns to greet visitors to Radium Hot Springs. (Village of Radium Hot Springs image)

Salmon Arm locals’ skills bring steel sheep horn sculpture to Radium

Adam Meikle and Idea 64 Projects made the towering horns a reality

A Salmon Arm artist worked with talented local fabricators to create an enormous set of steel bighorn sheep horns to greet visitors to Radium Hot Springs. (Village of Radium Hot Springs image)
The Summerland community Arts Council is seeking designs for street banners to be displayed around the community this year. The banner program had been held in past years, but did not happen in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Summerland Review file photo)

Designs sought for Summerland street banner project

Five designs will be selected that feature the theme of Diversity and Inclusion

The Summerland community Arts Council is seeking designs for street banners to be displayed around the community this year. The banner program had been held in past years, but did not happen in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Summerland Review file photo)
Adrian Witt has been named the managing director of the Ryga Arts Festival. The festival is held each year in Summerland in honour of Canadian author and playwright George Ryga. (Contributed)

Ryga Arts Festival names managing director

Annual arts festival will be held in Summerland in August

Adrian Witt has been named the managing director of the Ryga Arts Festival. The festival is held each year in Summerland in honour of Canadian author and playwright George Ryga. (Contributed)
The Shuswap District Arts Council is offering an exciting opportunity to local artists for the coming year. (Pixabay Image)

Shuswap District Arts Council offers online residency

The goal of the residency is the support of artists in the advancement of their practice.

  • Nov 14, 2020
The Shuswap District Arts Council is offering an exciting opportunity to local artists for the coming year. (Pixabay Image)
Three art chairs are on display at Spirit Square in Peach Orchard Park. The installation of the chairs was provided by Lake Country ArtWalk. (Contributed)

Lake Country ArtWalk presents colourful chairs to Summerland

Installation of three chairs can be seen at Spirit Square in Peach Orchard Park

Three art chairs are on display at Spirit Square in Peach Orchard Park. The installation of the chairs was provided by Lake Country ArtWalk. (Contributed)