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Curriculum vitae

Linda Lovisa


Natural Transitions Art Studio

3879 Glen Canyon Drive

West Kelowna, BC V4T 2P8



Federation of Canadian Artists – OASIS – Third place award winner “Tree Climber’s View”, 2023

Special Recognition – International Light Space and Time Abstract Art Exhibition, 2023

Federation of Canadian Artists – OASIS – Gold award winner “Stormy Skies”, 2014

Federation of Canadian Artists – Penticton BC – Award of Excellence “Below Rainbow Falls”, 2011

Federation of Canadian Artists Show, 1st place award winner Painted Title “McDougal Rim Trail”, 2009

Award of Recognition, Rainy River District School Board, work in the schools, 2002

Ducks Unlimited Local artist of the Year, Painting Title “Golden Pups”, 1997

Sioux Narrows, NW Ontario Art Show 1st place award, Painting Title “Frozen”, 1998


Solo Exhibits:

Most recent solo shows:

Marmalade Cat Café gallery space, 2023

The Cove Lakeside Resort, 2023

Summerland Art Gallery- Roots, Resilience, Rejuvenation, 2022

The Landing Kitchen + Bar @ The Cove Lakeside Resort, 2021-present

The Innovation Centre, Kelowna, 2019

Shannon Lake Golf Course, 2019

Canada 150, series of 150 paintings of my personal experiences, 2017


Group Shows:

I have participated in many group shows.   These are the most recent:

Federation of Canadian Artists OASIS show, Peachland, BC, July, 2023

West Kelowna – Lions Hall Spring show, May, 2023

Artist in Residence – Summerland Art Gallery, with 2 other local artists, May, 2023

Works on Paper, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, 2020

Crisis, David Suzuki Foundation, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, October, 2020

OASIS Show, Federation of Canadian Artists, Peachland, July/August, 2020

Group of Seven Celebrating 100, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC, March, 2020

Works on Paper, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC, February, 2020

OASIS Peachland Art Gallery, Federation of Canadian Artists show, 2019

Penticton Art Gallery, 2018

Shape and Form, Vancouver, Federation of Canadian Artists gallery, 2018

Kamloops Federation of Canadian Artists “Motion and Emotion”, 2018


Community Involvement 1987 ~ 2015:

Summerland Community Banner – Earth Wind Water Fire – “Aerial Assist” – 2023

City of West Kelowna Arts and Culture Board, member, 2022 – present

Okanagan Folk School, April, 2022 – present

Okanagan Business Excellence Group, 2018 – 2023

Rotary Centre for the Arts Show, Kelowna, 2014 – 2017

Federation of Canadian Artists, National show, planning committee ~Visions, 2009 – 2011

New Moon Gallery and Natural Transitions Art Studio, West Kelowna, BC, 2009 – April 2020

City of Kelowna, Bronze Medallion, Community Spirit, 2006

District Community School Demonstrations, 2009- present


Published interviews, articles, blog posts:

SAGE–ING magazine, articles in Sept. 2021 and Sept. 2022 issues; Fall, 2012; Book, 2015; June, 2023

SAGE-ING magazine, Fall, 2023 – Creating a Series

Blog posts – The Art of Scribbling; Five Art Class Essentials; How Do You Become an Art Teacher?…, 2021; Creating a Series, Fall, 2023

Author and illustrator of The Adventures of Gordon the Canada Goose, Gordon Goes Skiing, 2020

Author and illustrator of A Winter Poem, Winter Came Softly, 2020

Summerland Art Gallery ~ Philosophers Café ~  Kelowna Now ~ Community Focus, 2014

Reflections ~ Artist journal, 2012

Okanagan Art Works, 2010


Painting Workshops and Residencies:

Peachland Art Gallery, 2023

Online Classes – Tuesdays, weekly, 2021 – present

Kelowna Art Gallery watercolour, 2016 – 2017

New Moon Gallery ~ Group Classes and private lessons Adult/School Children, 2009 – 2020

Demonstrations at Opus Art Supply, Kelowna, 2010 – 2020

After-School Program, New Moon Gallery and West Kelowna Yacht Club, 2010 – present

Summer Arts School for Youth, Lake Country, BC, 2011

Summer Art Camp, New Moon Gallery, 2010

District 23 schools, Kelowna K-6, 2009 – present

Learning Through the Arts, employed by The Royal Conservatory, 2002 – 2006