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


The chapter's Annual General Meeting, followed by a demonstration by Juve Furtado, will be on January 22, 2018 at:

Where:      Branch 17, Kelowna Senior Citizen Centre, 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

Seats are still available in these two 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.

Addtional workshops scheduled but not currently open for registration are:

As part of OASIS 2018:

  • Neil Patterson - "Simplified colour in the landscape" - oils or acrylics April 29, Okanagan College
  • Dene Croft - "The Extraordinary Still Life" - in Oils, April 29, Okanagan College
  • Suzanne Northcott - "Surfaces and Symbol" - exploring Acrylic and mixed media, April 29, Okanagan College 

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

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

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December Painting of the Month 

"Tell Me More

by Laurie Ryan

FCA-COC Members Competition

To see all entries for the competition, click here.

To enter for the month of January, 2018 click here:

Painting of the Month

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