Public Art Collection

Welcome to the Public Art Collection at UBC’s Okanagan Campus

Art Collection

Susan Belton, Curator

Susan BeltonSusan Belton has been the first Curator of the Public Art Collection on the Okanagan Campus of UBC since 2008, tracking and documenting all the pieces in the collection and creating a website to catalogue them all. She also established the first Public Art Advisory Committee to review all new acquisitions, and she composed a guiding policy for the collection and terms of reference for its annual acquisition awards. For her efforts she received UBC’s Staff Award of Excellence in 2013 for her contributions to campus life.

Ms. Belton’s training in the visual arts was at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, and she subsequently worked at the McIntosh Gallery there. Since arriving in the Okanagan, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Kelowna Art Gallery and the Public Art Committee for the City of Kelowna, where she participated in many competition juries and produced policy drafts for discussion and implementation.

Contact Information

Susan Belton, Curator
susan.belton@ubc.ca
(250) 807-8634