Central Okanagan FCA



FCA-COC is a community of over 150 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

FCA-COC Meeting

The chapter's next meeting will be on September 3rd.

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.

Chapter Workshops

Click here for more information or to register.

Andrew McDermott - Two Day Pastel and Acrylics - Sunday and Monday - September 23 and 24 - Rotary Centre for Arts 

FCA-COC Mentoring Program - October 20, 1 - 4 pm - Central Okanagan Sailing Club

The following workshop will be open for registration shortly:

Graham Flatt - One Day Watercolour - Saturday, October 13, 2018, at COSA

OASIS 2018 National Show

This show is hanging at the Peachland Art Gallery for the month of July.  If you are in the area, you will not want to miss it! The quality of the work is extraordinary.

Congratulations to the award winners (Click here to see the award winning paintings):

Best of Show -  "Pure Love" by Veronica Davies, AFCA

Best Abstract-  "Escape 1" by Renata Kerr, AFCA

Best Still Life/Floral -  "Orchard House Red Havens" by Jan Crawford, AFCA

Best Figurative/Animal -  "Running out of space" by Anita McComas, AFCA

Best Landscape/Cityscape -  "Onward and Downward" by Kit Bell, AFCA

Award of Excellence - "Dennis 79" by Janice Sich

Award of Excellence - "Fishing Plug" by Wayne Wilson

Award of Excellence - "Sheep" by Lee Caufield, AFCA

Honorable Mention - "Sails at Rest" by Colleen Dyson, AFCA

Honorable Mention - "Come... talk to me" by Kato Rempel, AFCA

Honorable Mention - "New Born" by Susan Priest

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      Artist Spotlight

"Warm Winter Welcome" by Liz MacArthur

August Painting of the Month 

"Warm Winter Welcome

by Liz MacArthur

FCA-COC Members Competition

To see all entries for the competition, click here.

To enter for the month of September 2018 click here:

Painting of the Month

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 13 - Workshop
     Graham Flatt - Watercolour
October 20 - FCA-COC Mentoring Program
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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