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Waking up the Paint with Alex Fong

Alex Fong is a Kelowna based watermedia artist whose playful paintings stir the imagination with a kaleidoscope of light and colour. He is a staple amongst the artists in the Okanagan - known for his whimsical paintings, contributions to the Valley's wine industry, and charitable organizations. Alex is also a frequent visiting artist at Opus, conducting demonstrations primarily at Opus Kelowna....Read more

Special Opus + Gamblin Event: Understanding Contemporary Oil Painting Materials with Scott Gelatly

Note – July 22, 2015: Both these demonstrations are now full and no further registration will be taken. Thank you for your interest!


Since their founding, Gamblin Artists Colors has handcrafted luscious oil colours and contemporary mediums true to the working properties of traditional materials, yet safer & more permanent.

Gamblin’s dedication to today’s oil painters extends beyond offering the finest possible materials – Gamblin believes in sharing their knowledge so painters can choose those materials that best support their own artistic visions.

In this lecture-demonstration, you will learn:...Read more

Art News

What's happening in the Visual Arts community. It moves fast, so check often.

In Search of Dreams; A Solo Exhibition of Watercolour Paintings by Sam L. Boehner; Sidney BC

The show will run for one week 10-4 each day. The artist will be painting on site each day.
The Gallery at Tulista Park; 5th St Sidney, BC

Red Tree Gallery Art Show, Pender Island

Meet the artists, Saturday, August 1st. The Gallery is open everyday 10 - 4 pm. 4301 Bedwell Harbour Road at Historic Hope Bay. Ph:250-629-6800 www.redtreegallery.ca