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

Autumn Gallery Show

Congratulations to the Award Winners:

1st Place – Rene Beerthuizen, Always a Hoot

"Always a Hoot" by Rene Beerthuizen

2nd Place – Susan Priest, Have You Lost Your Marbles!

"Have You Lost Your Marbles!" by Susan Priest

3rd Place – Cherie Sibley Wasyliw, Humpback Reflections 1

"Humpback Reflections 1" by Cherie Sibley Wasyliw

Award of Excellence – Anita McComas, And the Winds Swirl Around Me

"And The WInds Swirl Around Me" by Anita McComas

 Honourable Mention – Juve Furtado, Artist at Work

"Artist at Work" by Juve Furtado, AFCA

Honourable Mention – Renata Kerr, Through Thick and Thin

"Through Thick and Thin" by Renata Kerr

Honourable Mention – Jaxon Jurome, Morning Glow

"Morning Glow" by Jaxon Jurome 

Honourable Mention – Fiona Neal, Becoming

"Becoming (Triptych)" by Fiona Neal, BFA Honours

To see all the paintings in the show, Click Here.

Chapter Workshops

Creating Dynamic Compositions with Ingrid Christensen

Date: February 24, 2018-9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Alla Prima Portraits with Ingrid Christensen

Dates: February 25-26, 2018 - 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Click here for more information or to register.

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      Artist Spotlight

"Waiting for Ice Wine" by Michelle Droettboom

October Painting of the Month 

"Waiting for Ice Wine

by Michelle Droettboom

FCA-COC Members Competition

To see all entries for the competition, click here.

To enter for the month of November 2017 click here:

Painting of the Month

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