The Artists

 

Jacqueline Blonarowitz

  Jacqueline lives in British Columbia's beautiful Okanagan Valley with her son. Her background in landscaping, design and decor influences her style of art. Jacqueline believes having the right artwork grounds a room and, as part of an ensemble, commands attention....

Kristiane Mirva

  Kristiane Mirva is a professionally trained abstract artist based in Kelowna BC. Kristiane graduated with a Fine Arts Diploma from the University of British Columbia, Okanagan in 2003. During her university years, she worked as an assistant curator for the...

Victoria Moore

  Victoria Moore studies the idea of place and community through 2D media and interactive installations. Based in the Okanagan Valley, she is visual artist and curator with a deep love for our vibrant and constantly growing arts community. Her practice includes...

Heather Parlane

  All my work is strongly influenced by whimsical sea life, our enchanted forests and wild marshes. Moved by the natural world, I delight in combining a potpourri of organic shapes with whimsical colour schemes, to create enchanted imagery. Experimenting in a wide...

Neil Hooson

  Neil was drawing on the back of his dad’s work papers since he could hold a pencil. After a detour through college where he earned a mathematics degree, he found his way back to art through animation. He has worked as an illustrator, character designer, motion...

Nicole Young

  Nicole Young is a Kelowna based artist who creates acrylic abstract paintings and collages. Nicole moved to California to study fine arts and art history at the University of California Los Angeles, and returned to the Okanagan in 2014, where she finished her BFA in...

Meg Yamamoto

  Meg Yamamoto is a Canadian artist born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She received her Bachelors of Fine Arts with Distinction in Visual Studies at the University of Calgary, completing her degree through a Study Abroad program in Germany in 2014. She was awarded...

Sade Alexis

  I am a twenty-year-old black woman living in Vancouver. I currently attend the Emily Carr University of Art and Design as a critical and cultural practices major to receive a BFA in 2020. As a black woman artist I have given myself the duty of continuing the legacy...

Stella Zheng

  Stella Zheng is an illustration student studying at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Most of her art is defined by a bright colour palette and distinct line work. Stella looks for inspiration in movies, music, and fashion. The goal of her work is to push the...

Nikita Blumhagen

  I am a 29 year old, self taught artist from Kelowna, BC. I use mostly acrylics, and love bright vibrant in your face colours. I started painting as a way to get away when I was stressed, and fell in love with it. I am a full time support worker, who works with...

Nikki Balfour

    Nikki Balfour is a self-taught abstract artist from the beautiful Okanagan Valley. She has developed a unique freestyle abstract style of painting, allowing the flow of her thoughts, music, and color guide the brush as she paints. Nikki’s work is inspired by the...

Daniel Moosayebi

    Daniel Moosayebi is an artist from Toronto and the creative director of Inked Out Kicks. He specializes in customizing and restoring sneakers, creating one-of-a-kind footwear unique to each client. The motto of Inked Out Kicks – “Together, We Create!” – speaks to...

Margaret Bremner

    Margaret Bremner, a.k.a. the Enthusiastic Artist lives and works in Saskatoon. Her work is inspired by her fascination for colors, patterns, visual textures, and designs, which she combines in intricate works of art. She also practices and teaches Zentangle –...

Mary-Louise Scappaticci

    Mary-Louise Scappaticci is an Ontario-based mixed media artist and teacher, who uses her passion for what she does “to encourage others to express themselves and to Dare to be Different.” Her work is inspired by life, people, and the surrounding environment....

Calliope Tyliakos

  Calliope Tyliakos has shown artistic abilities since she was a toddler. Her family loves to joke that if you follow the trail of paint, scraps, fabric and clay you will be sure to find a masterpiece at the end. She is self-taught and her inspiration is Realism. She...