Category Archive: Public Art

Public Art in Kelowna, BC

Public Art in Kelowna: Renaissance of a Tree

Bird behind bars

Stop #32 on the Public Art in Kelowna brochure is Renaissance of a Tree, a wood sculpture carved by a man with a chainsaw. Pete Ryan carved the falcon from a cottonwood tree that fell in a storm which did considerable damage to City Park in 1997.  The sculpture is meant as a tribute to …

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Public Art in Kelowna: Run

Map of all three Run sculptures

I started blogging about Public Art in Kelowna last summer when the Kelowna Art Gallery presented Please Touch the Art: Art in the Public Space.  I picked up a brochure there (PDF) that listed 59 pieces of public art, got on my scooter and visited many of the installations. I posted about most of them …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cateeales.com/2012/05/27/public-art-in-kelowna-run/

Public Art in Kelowna: Growth

two of final

Last July the Kelowna Art Gallery’s exhibition “Please Touch the Art: Art in the Public Space”  made me want to vist and blog about all the public art in Kelowna.  In August and September I rode my scooter around town taking photos and blogging about some of the pieces.  (Check the Public Art category on …

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Public Art in Kelowna: Cenotaph

Cenotaph in City Park, Kelowna, BC

  Cenotaph is stop #33 on the Public Art in Kelowna Tour.  These monuments are in a plaza in City Park, at the end of the Veendam walkway.  They honour Kelowna citizens who were killed in World War I, World War II and the Korean conflict.  Veendam, in the Netherlands, is a Sister City to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cateeales.com/2011/11/05/public-art-in-kelowna-cenotaph/

Public Art in Kelowna: Timeline/Waterline

Abbott Street Heritage Conservation Area

Stop #40 on the Public Art in Kelowna tour is Timeline/Waterline, in the Abbott Street Heritage Conservation Area.  These six concrete panels with photos and maps set into them tell the story of the area.  The top of each panel is meant to look like sand on a beach. This stretch of Abbott Street became …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cateeales.com/2011/10/24/public-art-in-kelowna-timelinewaterline/

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