Tag: Kelowna Art Gallery

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 – Peopled Place Part Two

Peopled Place Part Two

Peopled Place Part Two is item #44 on the Public Art in Kelowna Tour.  The sculpture was installed in September 2000 in the South Pandosy area of the City.  It’s on the 2900 block of Pandosy, between Kelowna Cycle and H & R Block. Local artist and UBC Okanagan Associate Professor Byron Johnston created the …

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Public Art in Kelowna: Leap of Faith + Leaf Bench

Leap of Faith

It’s another double header of a post as we look at Leap of Faith and Leaf Bench on the Public Art in Kelowna tour.  Stop #2, Leap of Faith and stop #4, Leaf Bench are just a few metres from each other on the Brandt’s Creek Walkway that connects Manhattan Drive and Sunset Drive. I …

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