Public art collection listing

Since it's creation the Public Art Fund has gradually been enlivening the streets and public buildings of Kelowna. Whether it’s a whimsical sculpture or a practical tree grate, today more than 60 pieces of public art enhance the aesthetic nature and charm of Kelowna.

For more information on the Public Art Collection around Kelowna, view the Public Art Brochure or let the mobile-friendly Public Art Virtual Tour be your guide.

Kelowna's Centennial Aquatic History
The WorkThis installation is a series of images applied to sound-suppressing panels. Thirty-eight images depict aquatic-related activities throughout Kelowna’s history. Scenes from Kelowna’s early...
Year:2005
Artist:Don Makela
Leon Avenue Banners
The Work A series of 12 double-sided metal banners painted by local artists are mounted on steel poles along a Downtown street. The Project The banners are the result of 2 initiatives...
Artist:various local artists
Martin Avenue Mosaics
The WorkThe Martin Avenue Mosaics project is comprised of 3 artist-designed concrete benches, decorated with approximately 200 tiles painted by neighbourhood residents. Many of the tiles bear either...
Year:2007
Artist:Holliby Ross
Military Museum Murals
The WorkThe WW II Tri-Service Mural was hand-painted with acrylic paints. Six 2.4m high x 1.2m wide plywood panels on wooden frames are mounted on the concrete block wall to make a 4.9m high x 3.6m...
Artist:Larry Hunter; Michelle Loughery
Naming of the City of Kelowna
Year:2015
Artist:Braden Kiefiuk
The Conductor
The WorkThis project, with support from the Public Art fund, was an initiative of the Graffiti Eradication...
Year:2012
Artist:Ken Curley
The Land is Our Culture
The WorkThe installation is a set of banners designed by 2 Westbank First Nation (WFN) artists. Five designs are applied to both sides of 8 gateway poles located near the Bernard Avenue / Richter...
Year:2013
Artist:Janine Lott and Jordan Coble
The Old Tree
Year:1999
Artist:Clifford Pettman
Tradition of Service
The WorkTradition of Service symbolizes the tradition of service provided by the Kelowna Fire Department since its inception in 1905. The granite Maltese Cross base forms the foundation for 3 brass...
Year:2011
Artist:Shawn O'Reilly
Tree Scape
The WorkStylized forms represent tree stumps. According to the artist: “man has created something from the forest and … the tree still exists in spirit.”The ProjectThe dolomite from which the...
Year:1991
Artist:Denis Kleine