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Join Heart & Stroke and some of the Okanagan's premier artists for an evening of live art creation and auction. Support the Okanagan art community and help fund heart disease and stroke research breakthroughs! Bid on a unique piece from a renowned local artist, while enjoying light snacks and The View Winery beverages, available for purchase.

Tickets are $25 and available on-line, or at the Heart&Stroke office in Kelowna, at #4-1551 Sutherland Ave. For more information call 778-313-8089. The evening begins with each artist being given one hour to complete their unique piece which will then be auctioned off, in support of Heart & Stroke. Participating artists will also bring along additional selections from their portfolio to be sold, with the money from these sales going to the artist.

Thursday February 8th, 2018

7:00 pm 10:00 pm

Bean Scene Coffee House
371 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

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Eric Blais, a commercial illustrator and nature painter describes himself as a “detailist”. His motto is: Chase your dreams...don't settle for anything less!

Christina Leinemann Knittel paints in the moment: letting expectation go as she stands at her easel, allowing the moment to guide her brush.

Jolene Mackie’s is an artist living and working in Kelowna BC. Jolene has pursued art making professionally with a focus on the medium of oil painting. Jolene's current work bridges her fascination with the beauty in the world around us, and the magic of the human imagination.

Leanne Spanza is inspired by British Columbia's lakes, mountains, valleys and coastlines, which influences her to create a signature style of bold and simplistic landscapes.

Dave Watland's strengths are in his composition and his tension between abstraction and realism.Dave finds endless inspiration from the outdoors and selects imagery from his environment.He presently paints mainly in oil and is known for his striking riverbed and rock paintings.

Jenn Kyllo an up and coming abstract artist and founder of Pinot and Picasso and Artful Mind, she is on a mission to show all those so-called “non-creatives” how accessing one’s creative side can provide numerous benefits in both their personal and professional lives. “An Artful Mind is a peaceful mind.”

Terry Thompson is from the Nlaka'Pamux (ing-khla-kap-muh) Nation, Spence's Bridge, British Columbia. His art is a union of his love and appreciation of nature and the spirituality of his First Nation beliefs. He utilizes many mediums but prefers to work in pencil and inks.

Angela Hansen creates with encaustics and acrylics and her work is recognized for its organic-inspired imagery, sculptural qualities and use of texture. Angela strives to represent emotion, states of mind, and the human condition in her abstract and figurative works.

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