A jailbird set free: an interview with Corie Waugh

  Corie Waugh is by no means an average art student; she is a big city lioness trapped in a small town. She is charismatic, sarcastic, unpredictable and delightfully provocative. In September, she will be entering her final year at UBCO. For now, however, Corie is based out of Habitat, a venue in downtown Kelowna. Awarding Corie the first ever Jail Bird Artist Residency at Habitat was one of the most rewarding experiences of my young curatorial... Read More

Lamplight Campfires & Dirty Dust Drawings : Preview of Twenty Twelve (Part 1)

Fourth years, Lacia Vogel, Marissa Brown and Avery De Rousie around a makeshift campfire, and a snapshot of Avery's studio For many people in the community, the only excuse to visit the Fine Arts & Health Building at UBCO occurs annually at the Graduation Exhibition. Although the Grad Show is a crème de la crème exhibition of UBCO’s finest, its white washed walls and buffed floors are a little misleading;  the pristine condition of... Read More

Art Display & Show: DIVERSABILITY ~ Recent works by Cool Arts at Streaming Cafe

DIVERSABILITY ~ Recent works by Cool Arts Streaming Cafe is very happy to be displaying art from Cool Arts on our cafe walls for the month of April. The works will be on display from April 5th-30th and there will be an opening on Wednesday, Aprill 11th at the Streaming Cafe (596 Leon Ave.) from 5 – 8 p.m. Cool Arts is a non-profit society that is dedicated to providing art opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities or diversabilities. This... Read More

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