Central Okanagan FCA



FCA-COC is a community of over 110 artists from the central Okanagan area, that includes emerging artists through to highly proficient professional artists. Through peer support and mutual encouragement our aim is to promote the artistic development and professional advancement of our members.

Member benefits include opportunities to participate in:

  • Regional and international art competitions
  • Workshops
  • Monthly meetings including talks and demonstrations by guest artists
  • Drawing and painting as a group
  • Promoting your artwork through our website and art shows


The Third Annual OASIS Okanagan Art Show will be held at Peachland Art Gallery from July 1st to September 1st. It is an exhibition and sale of some of the finest art in the Okanagan Valley. A wonderful variety of original artworks from members of the Okanagan Chapter of the FCA. Each unique piece is available for purchase.

Award Winners:

Gold Award: Laurie Koss "Carnation 8"

"Carnation 8" by Laurie Koss

Silver Award: Karen Rempel "Stargazing III"

"Star Gazing III" by Karen Rempel, AFCA

Bronze Award: Justin Maas "Sister Golden Hair"

"Sister Golden Hair" by Justin Maas, AFCA, SCA

Award of Excellence: James Postill "Wake Up"

"Wake up" by James Postill

Honourable Mention: Irene Gray "First Flight"

"First Flight" by Irene Gray

Honourable Mention: Diana Hilliard "Oscar"

"Oscar" by Diana Hilliard

Honourable Mention: Barb Hanington "40's Ford"

"40'S Ford" by Barb Hanington

Honourable Mention: Diana Palmer "Glass Landscapes - the Light Within"

"Glass Landscapes - The Light Within" by Diana Palmer, AFCA

To see all the paintings in the show, click here.

Chapter Workshops

If you are interested in a particular artist for a workshop, please contact Marilyn Bury at mlbury@shaw.ca.  Artists that are in demand for workshops must usually be booked at least a year in advance so we are looking for suggestions now, for next year.

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      Artist Spotlight

"Oliver Harvest" by Cherie Sibley Wasyliw

September Painting of the Month 
"Oliver Harvest" 
by Cherie Sibley Wasyliw

 FCA-COC Members Competition

To see all entries for the competition, click here.

To enter for the month of October, 2016 click here:

Painting of the Month

More Great Artwork


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OASIS 2016 Sponsored by:


PMF Chartered Accountants

Toop Holdings

Kirschner Mountain

MQN Architects 

R. Bruce Telford Consulting 

Pleasant Pear 

Funding for the event provided by:

 City of Kelowna


If you would like to support the arts through a donation, please click here to donate to the FCA-COC.

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