- The December 2011 / January 2012 magazine, North of 50, has an article featured on page 14, titled, Creating Art in Recognition of Ernie Philip, by Dorothy Tinning. This magazine is locally owned, produced and distributed throughout the Thompson, Nicola Valley, South Cariboo, Okanagan, and Shuswap areas. If you wish to have a copy of this magazine in order to read about this series of my original art work, please contact me at 250-492-7516, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
- November 3rd, 2011 - in Summerland, British Columbia
Dorothy participated in the 2nd annual Grapes Paints & All that Jazz Event on Thursday, November 3rd, in Summerland. This popular event combines art, wine, and music!
- July 13th-15th, 2011
Dorothy attended the Aboriginal Education Coordinators Conference at UBCO. Dorothy is active with the Okanagan College Aboriginal commitee, Penticton campus.
- June 21st, 2011
Dorothy attended the National Aboriginal Day celebrations in Gyro Park, Penticton B.C.
- March 2011
Dorothy's Limited Edition Giclee on Canvas This Child-Seventh Generation was donated as an art award to the SOWINS (South Okanagan Women In Need Society) to be presented to Wendy Binggeli of Penticton as as the Lifetime Achievement award.
- April 2011
Dorothy's original work, Proud to Be Shuswap-Ernie Philip, an acrylic on canvas, © 2010, was entered in to the juried Federation of Canadian Artists National Art Show, hosted by the Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter, Kamloops B.C. The art show and sale was held at the Kamloops Court house from April 8th - 17th, 2011. Dorothy's painting sold to the All Nations Trust Company, Kamloops, B.C.
- April/May 2011
Some of Dorothy's new releases of The Lake Series, Original Work, Acrylic on Canvas, were on display at the Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre until May 17th. For further information call 250-493-4055
- Dorothy Tinning was made an honorary fellow of Okanagan College at its summer convocation and commencement ceremonies in Kelowna, on Tuesday, June 29th, 2010. The honour recognizes Tinning's contributions to the cultural development of the region and to acknowledge she is a role model worth emulating, said Okanagan College president Jim Hamilton. Tinning, an accomplished artist, and has focused a great deal of her art on the Okanagan and First Nations influences.
- Dorothy was the luncheon speaker at the BCRTA meeting held at the Ramada Inn on March 1st, 2010. She highlighted her deep respect for the First nation people in the area, and communicated her feelings on why painting is her calling. A select number of art works presented, allowed Dorothy to explain how some of her paintings are done on location and then completed in her studio.
- Unveiling at Okanagan Collage KLO Campus
A special launch of one of Dorothy's newest paintings took place at the KLO campus of Okanagan College in the Aboriginal Services Dept., September 24th, between 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Featured in Okanagan Home Magazine
An article by Keri-Lynn Turney was featured in the Okanagan Home magazine's September/October 2009 issue. (page 79)
- Unveiling at Aboriginal Day
An Aboriginal celebration was held at Okanagan College, Penticton campus on Thursday, February 25th at 11:00 a.m. Dorothy Tinning, of Dorothy's Fine Art unveiled her latest acrylic on canvas painting titled, Westbank First Nation Heritage Site. The celebration of Aboriginal culture included great food and entertainment, consisting of dancers and drummers, and aboriginal artifacts. (Reference Penticton Herald Newspaper, Wed. Feb. 25, 2009, P. B4)
- August 2008
Featured in Okanagan Arts Magazine
Dorothy's art work was highlighted in the magazine, Okanagan Arts, Summer 2008 issue, titled A Tribute to Smoker Marchand with the subheading, Dorothy Tinning has been inspired by the works of an Okanagan Nation artist to create artworks of her own, with powerful results. Read about how she developed her series of art work based on the sculptures in Oliver and Osoyoos. (P 23)
- August 30, 2008
Feature Article and Photographs of Art in Okanagan Arts magazine, P. 22- 25
A Tribute to Smoker Marchand
Dorothy Tinning has been inspired by the works of an Okanagan Nation artist to create art works of her own, with powerful results.
- August 14, 2008
Okanagan Institue, Express - The Bohemian Café, Kelowna, B.C.
Aboriginality – Women and Cultural Collaboration
Dorothy joined five talented, outspoken and engaging women in discussing the power and promise of collaboration across cultures in the Okangan.
Gayle Liman, Lee Claremont, Roxanne Lindley, Dona Sturmanis and Dorothy Tinning
- July 10th, 2008
Penticton Museum and Archives
Art Talk - Celebrating the Okanagan Native Culture
Dorothy spoke to the public about what inspired her recent series of paintings that honour the Okanagan Native people.
- June 26th - Aug. 18th, 2008
Renaissance People in a Renaissance Town - Centennial Exhibition
Penticton Museum and Archives
- A showcase of Dorothy’s Series A Tribute to Smoker Marchand Limited Edition Giclees on Canvas.
The opening Reception was June 26th.
- May 2008
Spring Wine Festival
Art Exhibition at the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre
The Art Exhibition with ten of Dorothy's original acrylic on canvas paintings, was held from May 1st to May 4th, 2008. The paintings were a tribute to Smoker Marchand, who was commissioned by Chief Clarence Louie and the Osoyoos Indian Band to create impressive metal sculptures to honor the Okanagan native history. Smoker speaks highly of Chief Clarence Louie’s contributions in providing a rich heritage through art, both for his people, and for the public at large. The special opening ceremony on Saturday afternoon included a prayer by Modesta Betterton, Greetings from Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian Band, traditional dances by Kane Kruger, drumming by Marcel Aubin’s, Coyote Crossing, Dorothy's comments on the artistic process, and a reply by Sculptor.
- February 27, 2008
Okanagan College Penticton Campus Library - Unveiling of Dorothy Tinning’s original Acrylic on Canvas painting A Tribute to Smoker Marchand.
Marchand. I was very pleased to have Dr. Sharon McCoubrey, UBCO, in the audience, as it was those early education art classes in the late 1990s with Dr. McCoubrey that influenced me to take a very professional approach to art.
Dorothy's Fine Art
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
T. 250-492-7516 www.dorothytinning.comm