PROGRAMS

Winter 2023

Weekend Workshops

“Nature Among Us” with guest instructor, Jim Elwood 
Saturday, January 7, 2023 | 1pm – 3pm

“Recycled Sculptures” with Amy Van Dongen  
Artists will be using studio scraps, recyclables and paint to create a sculptural work of art.
Saturday, January 21, 2023 | 1pm – 3pm

“3-D Birds and other creatures”  with Sarah Parsons
Saturday, January 28, 2023 | 1pm – 3pm

“3-D Landscapes” with Amy Van Dongen
In this two-part workshop artists will create a three-dimensional landscape with scraps, plaster cast and paint.
Part 1: Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 1pm – 3pm
Part 2: Saturday, February 18, 2023 | 1pm – 3pm

“Scavenger Collage” with Amy Van Dongen
In this workshop artists will create a unique collage with found objects.
Saturday, March 11, 2023 | 1pm – 3pm
Fee: $5 per workshop, payment can be made on-line or in-studio.

Weekday Programming

On-Line Classes:
Painting and drawing with Sarah Parsons
Join Cool Arts Educator Sarah Parsons in an online zoom class on Monday afternoons from 1-2pm.  The 10-week class (with the exception of Monday, February 20th for Family Day) will be held in-studio and runs from January 9th to March 13th with a cost of $27.  All materials used during the class will be supplied through Cool Arts where artists will pick up supply packages at the beginning of the term. The artwork may be used for marketing through our website or social media, but only with permission from our artists!  

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In Studio Classes

Mixed Media with Nature and Sustainability in Mind with Noelle Nadeau Khoo
Winter 2023 join Cool Arts Educator Noelle Nadeau Khoo on Monday morning from 10-11am.  The 10-week class (with the exception of Monday, February 20th for Family Day) will be held in-studio and runs from January 9th to March 13th with a cost of $27.  All materials used during the class will be supplied through Cool Arts and the artwork may be used for marketing through our website or social media, but only with permission from our artists!  

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Mixed Media Fiber Arts, Collage, Sculpture with Amy Bradshaw
Join Cool Arts Educator Amy Bradshaw in a guided open studio creative space on Tuesday mornings from 10-11am.  The 10-week class will be held in-studio and runs from January 10th to March 14th with a cost of $30.  All materials used during the class will be supplied through Cool Arts and the artwork may be used for marketing through our website or social media, but only with permission from our artists!  

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Class: Open Studio, Wednesday mornings
Dates: January 11 – March 15, 2023
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: In studio
Coordinator: Cool Arts Volunteer Instructor
Fees:  $5 per class
Note: Registration is not required. This is a drop in class for Cool Arts members on a first come-first serve basis. Contact us for more info!

Class: Thursday mornings
Dates: January 12 – March 16, 2023
Time: 10-11am
Location: In studio
Instructor: Brock Gratz
Fees:  $42

Class: Thursday afternoons – Teen Transition Program
Dates: January – March 2023 (TBC)
Time: 1-2pm
Location: In Studio
Instructor: Brock Gratz
Fees:  TBC
Note: This program is currently available for Kelowna Secondary School students. If you are interested in bringing this program to your school or community, we would love to hear from you. Please connect with us here!


Animation and Animated Art 
Join Cool Arts Educator Brock Gratz in a guided open studio creative space on Thursday afternoons from 2-4pm.  The 10-week class will be held in-studio and runs from January 12th to March 16th with a cost of $50.  All materials used during the class will be supplied through Cool Arts and the artwork may be used for marketing through our website or social media, but only with permission from our artists! 

This class is primarily focused on storyboards, stop motion, and hand drawn and digital animation.   Artists will learn or further develop animation skills, and drawing techniques using lightboards and easily accessible materials like pen and paper.   

Get in touch

Our studio hours are currently limited due to health restrictions.

201-421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6Z1

info@coolarts.ca
(250)899-6381