Stew Turcotte, Offshore Winds


serigraph on paper
diameter: 8.5 ins (21.6 cmd)
Notes: Signed, titled and dated along the bottom of the image.


Stewart Turcotte became interested in art at a young age, and eventually studied Fine Arts at UBC. He is now an artist, mentor and business owner, running Hambleton Galleries in Kelowna up until this past summer when he sold the business.

The interview transcribed below can be found here.

How long have you lived in Kelowna?
I moved here in 1966.

What is your favourite thing about this community?
I have seen it grow from 16,000 people to over 120,000. It is beautiful to see it welcome new residents

If you could change one thing about Kelowna, what would it be?
Improve the traffic issues, Westside bypass and have another road on the east side.

Who is your hero?
John Lennon. Imagine, all the people living life in peace.

What are three things on your bucket list?
Execute a major public art piece, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, and take my wife to New Brunswick.

What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Our tenth grandchild is on the way this June. Family is everything.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Super Diplomat – to convince every superpower to use their military budgets to combat global warming, and house and feed the poor.

What is your favourite place to go out for dinner in Kelowna?

If you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would it be?
Turks and Caicos.

What is something most people don’t know about you?
I am a colon cancer survivor and I do my best to advise people to take the Fit Test, and get a colonoscopy if family medical history supports it. Early detection saves lives!


August 20, 2017


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