Dawn Emerson is an artist and instructor for Cool Arts.
Jane was a textile artist with a disability from Calgary.
This site is about Judith Scott, a textile artist with a disability - from the U.S.
See a short film clip about Judith Scott on this site.
Sara Lige is on the Board of Directors for Cool Arts.
Sarah Parsons is an Okanagan based artist and instructor. She is on the Board of Directors for Cool Arts.
Lynden Beesley is part of the Sculptures in Progress Studio, and has taught workshops for Cool Arts.
Lee Claremont has taught workshops for Cool Arts.
Julie Elliot has run workshops for Cool Arts
Helen Kilsby has run workshops for Cool Arts
Becky Wallace is a past member of the Board of Directors for Cool Arts
Shauna Oddleifson is an Okanagan based artist and sits on the Board of Directors for Cool Arts.
Cherie is a local artist and has a studio in the RCA. Cherie has taught workshops for Cool Arts.
Abbie is a local artist and has taught a workshop for Cool Arts.
Angela is an Okanagan based artist, instructor and is a past member of the Board of Directors for Cool Arts
Lori has taught workshops for Cool Arts
Rena is the Executive Director and Instructor for Cool Arts.
Arts Groups in BC
Artists Helping Artists
Check the links on this site as well!
This group is located in Burnaby, B.C.
Garth Homer Society
A Victoria group doing great work.
Society for Disability Arts & Culture
This group is like an umbrella group for all the disability arts organizations in B.C. Check out the art and artists that have been in their shows.
Arts Groups in Canada
This group is located in Toronto.
Nina Haggerty Centre
NH is an art centre in Edmonton for people with developmental disabilities.
in-definite arts society
This arts group is in Calgary.
Arts Groups in the United States
San Francisco, California
B.C. Association for Community Living
Lots of good information on the BCACL site. Have a look!
Kelowna and District Society for Community Living. KDSCL has graciously allowed Cool Arts to use their facilities for our workshops.
Community Living British Columbia
This site has lots of valuable information.
Disability Heatlh Research Network works to coordinate any disability research being done in B.C. They have an office at UBC Okanagan.
International Disability Arts Groups
From Britain, this is a fantastic site - take a look!
This is a wonderful art centre in Glasgow, Scotland, for artists with developmental disabilities.
Local Arts Sites
Kelowna Art Gallery
KAG partners with Cool Arts to offer some of our mid-week activities. You can see lots of art on this site - go to "Exhibitions", but check out the other headings as well.
Lake Country Artwalk
Cool Arts goes into Lake Country Artwalk the first weekend of September.
Life & Arts Festival
Cool Arts has participated in this local arts celebration on the first weekend in May for a few years.
Other Neat Art Stuff
Opus Framing and Art Supplies
Opus has been very generous with art supplies for Cool Arts - thank you! Check out the site for all kinds of good info on arts materials and idea.
Central Okanagan Foundation
The COF funded this website - thank you!
City of Kelowna Arts Foundation
Arts Council of the Central Okanagan
This site has lots of information about the arts scene in the Central Okanagan