Thursday, 29 September 2011

Papergirl comes to Cool Arts

"Papergirl" Sarah Parsons shares her storybook illustrations with Cool Arts
Something very exciting is happening on October 15th at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. What do you get when you combine creativity with random acts of kindness??? You get "Papergirl" a global event that is seeing its second year in Kelowna. Papergirl spokeswoman Sarah Parsons has brought this event from to Kelowna from Germany where it all began. Creatively inspired individuals create works that will go on display at the Rotary Centre, and then are randomly delivered to individuals throughout the community. To learn more about how you can get involved go to Papergirl Kelowna via

Thank you Sarah for making this wonderful video featuring Cool Arts artists and their storybook illustrations.

Friday, 2 September 2011

Beebox Exhibit at the Orchard Museum

Artist Representative Jordan Lige
 If you haven't check out the show yet at the B.C. Orchard Industry Museum then mark it on your list of "things to do". Cool Arts Society members have participated in the multifaceted "Beebox Project" which is currently on display. Painted bee boxes, photographic works and a short film documenting their process of engaging in the importance of bee keeping in our local agriculture will be on display for the next few month. Don't miss it!
Hand painted bee boxes and photographic works by Cool Arts

Orchard Industry Museum Ex. Director Patti Kilback and Cool Arts directors Lucie Parent and Anjy Bonten

Cool Arts Executive Director Rena Warren gives a brief explanation of the Beebox Project