The Shatford Centre Board

2019 Okanagan School of the Arts Board of Directors

Back row from left to right – Tiffany Warkentin, Keith McIntyre, Cole Ferencz, Bill Everden, Nathan Grant
Front row from left to right – Karen Collins, Georgia Krebs, Louise Punnett, Robin Robertson

Not shown: Jesse Martin

2012

Shatford Centre wins the Thompson Okanagan Commercial Building Awards honour for Commercial Renovation / Restoration in 2012. Architect: Chris Allen, AIBC, LEED, AP. General Contractor: Greyback Construction. Project Supervisor: Samarpan Faasse, Okanagan School of the Arts. he Shatford Centre receives award for the renovation of the building

2017

In May Mother Earth was donated to the Shatford Centre by artist Petronella van den berg and her husband on their leaving Penticton for Eastern Canada.
Resurgence Exhibition, curated by Dr Michelle Jack and Ann Doyon Second opened June 21st ,the second annual joint Aboriginal Day celebration of the Okanagan School of the Arts and the En’owkin Centre. Also featured was an exhibition of photos of elders from the Okanagan Nation communities (Okanagan Indian Band, Upper Nicola Band, Westbank First Nation, Penticton Indian Band, Osoyoos Indian Band, Lower and Upper Similkameen Indian Bands) and historical photos of the past.

2016

Crossing the River: Supporting Creative Reconciliations exhibit, curated by Robyn Kruger, Greg Younging and Kayleigh Hall, opened on Aboriginal Day, June 21st, 2016 at the Shatford Centre. The Shatford Centre and the En’owkin Centre, an Indigenous post-secondary arts and cultural center located on the Penticton Indian Reserve, endeavour to strengthen and connect Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in Penticton using art and culture as a way to heal and repair historical divisions.

2015

Construction of Rotary Community Learning Kitchen. In July, sculptures Mother Earth and Day Leaning Into Night by Petronella van den berg, an artist from the Netherlands who had made her home in Naramata, find a temporary home at the Shatford Centre.

2013

Shatford Chronicles Summer Edition announces the publication of Penticton Inside-Out map, designed by Larry Hunter, as a fund raiser for the Okanagan School of the Arts, Shatford Centre. There is a colourful character map on one side and a Penticton street map on the other.

2012

Pen High 100th Reunion, Shatford becomes headquarters. The celebration was held May 18 and 19, 2012

2011

Shatford Centre opens at the Spirit Festival February 21-26th ,2011 giving the public a long-awaited preview of the Shatford Building in operation in it’s new role as an entrepreneurial arts centre.
The range of creative activities offered included drumming classes from Bobby Bovenzi, script and song writing, dance, culinary arts and painting. In June The Okanagan School of the Arts began its programming and administration of the building.

2010

Federal funding announced

2010

Phase I renovations allowed the Shatford Centre to be opened to the public. Renovations included an elevator, new front stairs and entrance, new washrooms, upgrade of the electrical system and repair of the auditorium. Publication of the first Shatford Chronicles – Winter 2010 edition.

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