Central Okanagan FCA



FCA-COC is a community of over 165 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
  • the FCA-COC Mentorship Program
  • Promoting your artwork through our website and art shows

FCA-COC Meeting

The chapter's next meeting will be on November 5th.

Where:      1353 Richter St, Kelowna, BC. (NOTE: Meeting location has changed as of January, 2016). Click here for a map.

Time:         7:00 - 9:00 pm

Guests are welcome.

Autumn Gallery 2018 Chapter Show

Over 100 original paintings will be on display from members of the Central Okanagan Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA-COC). This is a juried art show so will showcase some of the best art in the valley. Also featured will be a number of impressive oversized paintings.


Opening Gala, sponsored by Quails’ Gate Vineyard, is Friday, November 16 from 7 pm to 9.


Show runs Saturday, November 17 from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday, November 18, 10am to 4pm. Admission $2.


 Location: Okanagan Mission Community Hall, 4409 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna BC.


Click here to see and purchase paintings.

OASIS 2019 Dates

The Symposium part of OASIS will be held on April 27th, 2019 with 1 day workshops with the presenting artists on April 28th.  Put those dates on your calendar!

This year the presenting artists will be:

  • Jean Pederson
  • Brian Buckrell
  • Renata Kerr

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      Artist Spotlight

"Scenic Canyon" by Gillian Rau

November Painting of the Month 

"Scenic Canyon

by Gillian Rau

FCA-COC Members Competition

To see all entries for the competition, click here.

More Great Artwork


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2018 Show and Workshop Dates

February 24 - Workshop
     Ingrid Christensen - "Creating Dynamic 
         Compositions" - Oils or Acrylics
February 25-26 - Workshop
     Ingrid Christensen - "Alla Prima Portraits" - Oils or
April 28 - OASIS Symposium at OK College
April 29 - OASIS Workshops
     Neil Patterson - "Simplified Colour in the Landscape"
          - Oils or Acrylics
     Dene Croft - "The Extraordinary Still Life" - Oils
     Suzanne Northcott - "Surfaces and Symbol" -
          Exploring Acrylic and Mixed Media
July 1-30 - OASIS National Show at Peachland Art 
September 23-24 Workshop
     Andrew McDermott - Pastel and Acrylics
October 20 - FCA-COC Mentoring Program
October 21 - Workshop
     Juve Furtado - Pouring Light - Watercolour
November 16-18 - Autumn Gallery Chapter Show



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

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