Central Okanagan FCA



FCA-COC is a community of over 135 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

OASIS 2017


Click here for more information about both the show and the symposium.

Chapter Workshops

Learn New Vivid Painting Techniques with Mike Svob

Date: April 8, 9, and 10, 2017 – 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM 

Colour Demystified with Ingrid Christensen

Date: April 30, 2017 - 9 am - 4 pm

Landscapes in Acrylic with Charlie Easton

Date: April 30, 2017 - 9 am - 4 pm

Urban/Street Scenes in Acrylic with Andrew McDermott

Date: April 30, 2017 - 9 am - 4 pm

Click here for more information or to register.

Watercolour Online Show

Here are the Award Winners for the 2017 Watercolour Online Show: 

1ST Place       Juve Furtado      “Snowy Perch”

"Snowy Perch" by Juve Furtado, AFCA

2nd Place        Diana Palmer     “The Lookout”

"The Lookout" by Diana Palmer, AFCA

3rd Place         Cecile Derkatch  “Trumpets-A-Swaying”

"Trumpets-A-Swaying" by Cecile Derkatch

Honourable Mention-  Kit Bell  “Mine!”

"Mine!" by Kit Bell, AFCA


 Honourable Mention- Heather Hollingsworth   “Limelight”

"Limelight" by Heather Hollingsworth


 Honourable Mention-  Marlene McPherson  “Fir Valley Cabin”

"Fir Valley Cabin" by Marlene G. McPherson

This is our first online show and our first online Gallery to offer sales of painting through the website. To see all the paintings in the show, click here.

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      Artist Spotlight

"Young Attitude" by Anita McComas

February Painting of the Month 
"Young Attitude" 
by Anita McComas

 FCA-COC Members Competition

To see all entries for the competition, click here.

To enter for the month of March, 2017 click here:

Painting of the Month

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