Upcoming Exhibitions & Events

Interstice

Interstice, presented by the UBC Okanagan Intermission Series, is a collection of works by artists who explore place and the spaces within. Alison Trim, Vanessa Figueroa, Will Hoffman, Sarah Polak, Pip Dryden, Ann Richards and Charles Landa have all created works that explore how we navigate, respond to, and interact with the spaces we experience. The brief moments we occupy space are…

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Employment Opportunity: Community Outreach Assistant

Application Deadline: May 4 2019, 5pm Anticipated Contract Start Date: May 14 2019 Anticipated Contract End Date: August 27 2019 Remuneration: $14.00/hr, 34hrs/week THIS IS A GOVERNMENT FUNDED SUMMER CONTRACT, PENDING FUNDING APPROVAL. The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is a non-profit artist-run centre in Kelowna, BC. Our mandate is to support the development of…

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Joe Fowler: Sequestered Elements

Sequestered Elements is a thesis exhibition by MFA Student Joe Fowler that sheds light on the material culture of coastal regions of Newfoundland. Fishing nets, anchors, and lobster traps are some of the objects under investigation in this folk-art-inspired sculptural installation. Culturally revered nautical objects are altered and re-engineered ad-hoc to provoke a discussion on the…

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Ian Johnston’s Fine Line: Check Check – March 15 to April 27, 2019

(Video still from Fine Line: Check Check, courtesy of the artist, 2019) March 15 to April 27, 2019 Fine Line: Check Check  Ian Johnston Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Friday, March 15, 6-8: 30 pm (Artist talk at 8 pm) The Fine Line series marks a shift in Ian Johnston’s artistic practice from a focus…

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Critique Series

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art will be hosting a Workshop Series on art criticism, that will provide participants with critical skills for looking at and critiquing art. The workshop will include four sessions that will take place between May -November, 2019. Participants will go through the workshop as a cohort of peers of up…

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ArtMart: Call for Submissions

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary art is seeking submission proposals for works to be included in the Alternator ArtMart, a vending machine offering work by local artists available to purchase for $2.00 – $20.00. Works accepted for the Alternator ArtMart will represent a variety of mediums and themes, and will embody the Alternator’s focus on…

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