South Atrium, Great West Life Mezzanine & Pacific Products Safety Boardroom Exhibition
Exhibition of Finalists in the Visual Arts category of the 10th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards
This exhibition presents the work of the visual artists whose activities in 2016 and beyond placed them in the top spots of the visual arts category of the 10th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards.
For Wanda Lock, digging through the earth reveals something that talks about decay, nature and the cycle of life, providing a far deeper understanding of the subject and its surroundings. The Lake Country painter also thinks this is what art can, and should, do. Since graduating from Emily Carr in 1992, Lock has had numerous exhibitions throughout the Okanagan and beyond.
Since graduating with a BFA from Emily Carr University in 2009, Jolene Mackie has focused on oil painting. She exhibits her work widely throughout the Okanagan Valley and British Columbia, and has work in private collections around the globe. Her current series of work bridges her fascination with the beauty in the world around us, and the magic of the human imagination.
Exploring, deconstructing, and reconstructing the female body. Tia-Maria Soroskie is a multidisciplinary artist whose work has been exhibited nationwide. Her award-winning figurative work can be found in the permanent collection of UBCO, online at Saatchi Art, and at Dacia Gallery in New York City. Tia-Maria holds a MFA in Drawing and Installation from Washington State University.