Opening Reception: Local Pride, Global Love – Community Art Exhibition


Ten emerging artists in BC come together in a community exhibit to depict the theme “Local Pride – Global Love”, extending solidarity and support to those living under oppressive conditions worldwide and celebrating the work of developing queer and allied artists. One work will be selected to be the official piece of the 2014 Okanagan Pride Festival.

This project is generously sponsored by the Central Okanagan Foundation.

Featuring work by:

Mark Benge (Lake Country, BC)
Charlene Boklage (Kelowna, BC)
Anna Crow (Vancouver, BC)
Shannon Johnston (Kelowna, BC)
Jasper Lewis Jones (Vernon, BC)
Lisa von Pander (Lake Country, BC)
Crystal Przybille (Kelowna, BC)
Maggie Shirley (Castlegar, BC)
Jeff Wilson, AFCA (Vancouver, BC)
Kevin Michael Witzke (Kelowna, BC)

Exhibition opening and first official Okanagan Pride event:
Saturday, August 9; 7 – 9pm at the Alternator.

This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome!

Exhibition runs August 9 – 30, 2014.