Shows & Markets
Dawn of Spring
themed Art Exhibit & Sale
4 local Okanagan Artists, Gabriel Hunt, Gail Hourigan, Alana Neufeld, and Lynda Norman have collaborated to present DAWN OF SPRING - a unique exhibit and sale of original artworks depicting elements of Spring emerging!
Their original works, in pen ,pen & wash,watercolour, acrylic, fibre arts & weavings, mixed media, and photography will be on display and available for sale for one day only.
Saturday, March 14, 2020, 11:00 am til 4:30 pm in Reid Hall in the Benvoulin Heritage Church building.
Original Art - Paintings, Photography, Art Prints, Weavings & Fibre Art, Greeting Cards and more
Free admission, free parking
Christmas in the Country - East Kelowna Market
Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
East Kelowna Hall - 2704 E Kelowna Rd, Kelowna BC
Organic to Industrial - Art from Nature & the City Exhibit & Sale
One Day Only Nov 9, 2019. 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Reid Hall (Benvoulin Heritage Church) 2279 Benvoulin Rd. Kelowna BC
East Kelowna Artisan Market - Feb 25, 2018 , 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Fresh From the Farm - Christmas Event - art demos - Dec 11, 2017
Our Coffeehouse - Guest Artist April 2016
Galleries & Exhibits
2010 - present
Buvez Wine & Art Bar Kelowna - gallery wall and Sip & Paint sessions https://www.buvezwinebar.com/
Richcraft Gallery & Framing, 3957 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna - ongoing Since Sept/17
Lake Country Art Gallery 'Under 100' Exhibit and Fundraiser Nov-Dec 2017
Worldbeat Gallery Kelowna October 1-Nov 30, 2016
Marmalade Cat Gallery Kelowna May 1-31, 2016
Projects & Collaborations
Contributor to the Fundraiser event & Auction for Elara
Match Eatery & Public House coordinated a fundraiser event and Auction to raise money for Elara,
a little girl who has undergone surgery for a tumor in her tummy and now faces ongoing cancer treatments.
I was pleased to offer a painting for the auction.
Contributor to the Raymond James 'Christmas in November' annual fundraisers
...."On behalf of Raymond James Ltd. I would like to thank Ban Draoi Studio for the following donation
to our annual “Christmas in November” fundraiser held on November 24th, 2017 at the Laurel Packinghouse.
The event was a tremendous success with over 250 people in attendance and nearly $70,000 in total donations.
We surpassed our goal of raising $50,000 to support the operations and programs at Foundry Kelowna
and received nearly $20,000 in donations for other local charities.
Alcohol Inks Painting valued at $225 and 2 Alcohol Inks Workshop Sessions valued at $120"
Contributor to the Rebel With a Cause Dec 12, 2017 fundraiser for Third Space Life Charity
..."With endless gratitude to our incredible tribe of Rebels!
Phheeewww! We are finally getting caught up on our messages, collecting all final numbers and tallying up the totals, so thank you everyone for your patience on this exciting update!! We want to thank each and every single one of you for being THE driving force behind the success of our first ‘Rebel With A Cause’ event! We had such an incredible turn out of guests bidding on one-of-a-kind pieces of art, AND we had an EPIC turn out of local artists and creators, like yourselves, donate to our charity art auction
DRUM ROLL!! Together, as a creative community, we've raised $49,595 and counting! An achievement we should all be SO proud of!"
Co-Facilitator for '150 Banners by 150 Citizens' workshops
with Festivals Kelowna