New Fibre Art Exhibition at Gallery Vertigo

By Staff Writer – Vernon Morning Star   A Pittsburgh artist is about to share an inside joke with a Vernon audience. And that is no joke. Amy DiPlacido’s exhibition, Please Let Me Know if You’ve Heard This One Before, is currently on view at Gallery Vertigo.   Her work explores language, and perception through non-traditional fibre techniques.   “DiPlacido’s exhibition at Gallery Vertigo cannot help but create associations... Read More

Gallery Vertigo and the Okanagan Science Centre Bring ART & SCIENCE TOGETHER This Weekend

Okanagan Science Centre’s Kevin Aschenmeier, left, with artists James Postill and Christine Kashuba experiment with art to create an image of what science means to them. Two local organizations are proving how art and science can work together. The Okanagan Science Centre (OSC) and Gallery Vertigo have teamed up for a unique art exhibition that will be part of an international science conference being held next month. And the public is being asked... Read More

SHOP LOCAL THIS HOLIDAY- the oook gift guide 2.0 (we found a few more)

oook is a big supporter of our local artists and artisans. So with the Christmas season officially on the horizon, we thought that we would help you find where all to get great LOCALLY made gifts and art made by Okanagan Artists.  We’ve learned about a few more spots for great locally made artistic gifts, so here’s the updated listed.   North – Vernon & Area   Okanagan Artisans – Show & Sale – Nov... Read More

Last chance to submit work for Gallery Vertigo’s upcoming Members show!

  Important Reminder: Deadline for Submissions is Wednesday October 26th 11 to 4pm CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Announcing the 11th Annual North Okanagan Artists Alternative Members Exhibition All members of Gallery Vertigo are invited to submit work for our annual members’ exhibit. The theme of the 2011 show is Patterns. Visual art, sculpture, photography, written word – any art that reflects the theme Patterns is welcome. You can interpret the... Read More

Long live letter writing!

When was the last time you sat down and wrote a letter? For most of us, it was probably years ago; as email and tweets and status updates have taken over at the preferred methods of communication these days. Well, here’s a chance to change all of that. oook contributor Katie Brennan recently sat down with writer Laisha Rosnau to learn more about the new Letter Writing Club that will be running at Gallery Vertigo in Vernon every second Tuesday... Read More

Family Art Fun Every Sunday at Gallery Vertigo’s Smarties Program

oook: What is Gallery Vertigo’s Smarties program? Skye: S.M.A.R.T.I.E.S. is a program is a drop-in children’s class offered Sunday from 2:00pm – 4:00pm, ages range from anywhere between 5 and 12 years, offered by Gallery Vertigo. I find it helps build skills and interest of arts. Every week offers something different from a different teacher. I have seen the children develop their public speaking and confidence with a drama class. Whereas when... Read More