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The Behind the Mask mural project was shot down by Vernon council following some public opposition. (Katie Green image)

Mask murals a missed opportunity in Vernon

LETTER: City’s decision to dismiss mental health project has implications

  • Dec 1, 2022

 

The Okanagan Artists of Canada is holding its Fall for Art Show and Sale at the Vernon Community Arts Centre Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Show and sale coming to Vernon Arts Centre

You might see some familiar pieces at the Nov. 19-20 event

 

Vernon Public Art Gallery executive director Dauna Kennedy says the gallery and its board is stunned the City of Vernon voted down the Behind The Mask mural project after initially showing support. (Morning Star - file photo)

Art Gallery may move mask murals elsewhere after Vernon dismissal

Voting down the Behind the Mask mural project a ‘missed opportunity’ says gallery

 

The Vernon Community Arts Centre’s Dog Days of Summer exhibit and fundraiser is on until July 25. (Facebook photo)

Summer going to the dogs at Vernon arts centre

Vernon Community Arts Centre hosting Dog Days of Summer exhibit and fundraiser through July 25

The Vernon Community Arts Centre’s Dog Days of Summer exhibit and fundraiser is on until July 25. (Facebook photo)
Fulton Secondary School Grade 8 students Hannah Boe (left) and Tavin Duclos check out one of the displays, and the story behind it, at the controversial Behind The Mask exhibit, on display at the Vernon Public Art Gallery until July 19. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

‘Wearing a mask is a big part of how I feel’: Vernon students debate art

Fulton Secondary Grade 8 language arts class talks about controversy, visits project in person

Fulton Secondary School Grade 8 students Hannah Boe (left) and Tavin Duclos check out one of the displays, and the story behind it, at the controversial Behind The Mask exhibit, on display at the Vernon Public Art Gallery until July 19. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Vernon Public Art Gallery executive director Dauna Kennedy says the gallery is moving forward with public consultation to its Behind The Mask Project. (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Vernon art gallery guides mask project consultation

Behind The Mask project put back into hands of gallery by Vernon council will get public input

Vernon Public Art Gallery executive director Dauna Kennedy says the gallery is moving forward with public consultation to its Behind The Mask Project. (Brittany Webster - Black Press)
Vernon council has voted to send a proposed photographic mural project for city- and privately-owned buildings back to the Vernon Public Art Galley for them to conduct public consultation. (Katie Green photo)

Vernon council sends mask project back to art gallery

Public outcry to proposed murals prompts council to revisit motion passed in May supporting project

Vernon council has voted to send a proposed photographic mural project for city- and privately-owned buildings back to the Vernon Public Art Galley for them to conduct public consultation. (Katie Green photo)
Formerly known as the Splash of Red, the Caetani Centre’s live art auction returns returns with a flowery twist. (File photo)

Live art makes a splash at Vernon’s Caetani Centre

Fundraiser features 29 works by top Okanagan artists

Formerly known as the Splash of Red, the Caetani Centre’s live art auction returns returns with a flowery twist. (File photo)
This mural is proposed for the Alternatives Funeral and Cremation building. (Katie Green image)

UPDATE: Thousands petition for/against Vernon art project

Behind the Masks public installment on buildings focused on mental health

This mural is proposed for the Alternatives Funeral and Cremation building. (Katie Green image)
Students from Armstrong’s Len Wood Middle School and Pleasant Valley Secondary School have more than 50 pieces on display this week for the Diversity Public Art Exhibition, hosted by the Armstrong Pride Society, at the Armstrong Seniors Activity Centre. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

WATCH: Armstrong students exhibit Diversity with pride

More than 50 pieces of art on display for Pride Society’s Diversity – Public Art Exhibition

Students from Armstrong’s Len Wood Middle School and Pleasant Valley Secondary School have more than 50 pieces on display this week for the Diversity Public Art Exhibition, hosted by the Armstrong Pride Society, at the Armstrong Seniors Activity Centre. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The Sunflower Project has seen artists paint, perform and pause at Gallery Vertigo in Vernon. (Michelle Loughery photo)

National exhibit pauses on internment plight in Vernon

Pause in Plight art show at Gallery Vertigo with Sunflower Project

The Sunflower Project has seen artists paint, perform and pause at Gallery Vertigo in Vernon. (Michelle Loughery photo)
Children aged 5-12 from Rivne, Ukraine have artwork available for purchase at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna to support their fathers and brothers fighting in the war with Russia from May 15-31, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Ukrainian children send art to Kelowna for ‘Bomb Shelter Exhibit’

All the art is available for purchase

  • May 19, 2022
Children aged 5-12 from Rivne, Ukraine have artwork available for purchase at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna to support their fathers and brothers fighting in the war with Russia from May 15-31, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Banksy, Grannies, 2006, silkscreen on paper, 18.5 x 26.5 in. Courtesy of Paul and Tracy Mitchell collection (Banksy/Kelowna Art Gallery)

Banksy and Warhol on display at Kelowna Art Gallery

The Pop Art exhibit will run from May 21 until Oct. 16

Banksy, Grannies, 2006, silkscreen on paper, 18.5 x 26.5 in. Courtesy of Paul and Tracy Mitchell collection (Banksy/Kelowna Art Gallery)
Okanagan Artists of Canada present Art in the Mall from April 8 to 28 at the Village Green Shopping Centre. 
(OAC photo)

Art moves into Vernon mall

Okanagan Artists of Canada share their work at exhibit

Okanagan Artists of Canada present Art in the Mall from April 8 to 28 at the Village Green Shopping Centre. 
(OAC photo)
Lorrie Fleming with theh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)

Vernon concert shines light of hope amid Ukraine crisis

April 1 event features Melina Schein, Judy Rose, artists Michelle Loughery and more

Lorrie Fleming with theh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)
Lorrie Fleming with eh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)

Seeds of Vernon Sunflower Project keep shining amid Ukraine crisis

Art exhibition featuring the bright yellow flower continues at Gallery Vertigo

Lorrie Fleming with eh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)
An exhibition of artwork by Brigitta Kocsis called #techboys will be showcased at the Vernon Public Art Gallery starting March 17, 2022. (Submitted photo)

New exhibitions coming to Vernon Public Art Gallery

Works by Brigitta Kocsis and other artists will be showcased starting March 17

An exhibition of artwork by Brigitta Kocsis called #techboys will be showcased at the Vernon Public Art Gallery starting March 17, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Brigitte Red works on weaving cord through a mesh satellite. (Gallery Vertigo photo)

Sunflowers bloom on satellites for Vernon art show

Old satellite dishes used as canvas, will be seeds to a mural honouring Dalvir Nahal

Brigitte Red works on weaving cord through a mesh satellite. (Gallery Vertigo photo)
The work of Judith Jurica, Vikki Drummond and Maureen Kaczkowski is on display at the Lake Country Art Gallery. (Contributed)

Lake Country gallery opens 2022 with trio of artists

If I were you featuring the work of Judith Jurica, Vikki Drummond and Maureen Kaczkowski.

The work of Judith Jurica, Vikki Drummond and Maureen Kaczkowski is on display at the Lake Country Art Gallery. (Contributed)
Indigenous works are among those featured at the new exhibitions at the Vernon Public Art Gallery Jan. 13-March 9. (Yuri Auney)
Indigenous works are among those featured at the new exhibitions at the Vernon Public Art Gallery Jan. 13-March 9. (Yuri Auney)