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2015 White Rock News and Announcements

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Call for Artists

The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts is currently accepting submissions to My Culture part of the Art on Display program. All artists are invited to submit a maximum of three art pieces that showcase what culture means to them. This art show will examine intercultural expression in White Rock, BC.

The exhibition runs from September 3 to October 17 2015 and the opening reception will be held on Thursday, September 10 from 7:00-8:30pm at the White Rock Community Centre.

Submissions must include:

  • Art on Display Application Form- available on semiahmooarts.com
  • Artist Consent Form- available on semiahmooarts.com
  • $10 entry fee for each piece submitted. A maximum of three pieces per artists. Cash or cheque accepted. Cheques to be made payable to Semiahmoo Arts

The completed entry form and fee is to be delivered to:
White Rock Community Centre – Art on Display Program
15154 Russell Avenue, White Rock, BC, V4B 0A6

Deadline for Application Submission: Friday, August 28 at 4:00pm

All art work must be delivered to the White Rock Community Centre on Tuesday, September 1 between 9:00am and 6:00pm. Art work not accepted to the exhibition needs to be picked up on Thursday, September 3. All artists needing to pick up their art work will be contacted.

Created in partnership with the City of White Rock and Semiahmoo Arts, the Art on Display program ensures art is visible and accessible to the community. In a series of 5-8 themed juried exhibitions held throughout the year, Art on Display showcases work in a variety of media by British Columbian artists.

There will be cash awards for this exhibition. First prize will receive $55, second prize will receive $30 and third prize will be awards $10. At the conclusion of the exhibition, a people’s choice award will be given to the artists who received the most votes from the general public.

For more information contact:
Claire Halpern, Manager of Cultural Development
15154 Russell Avenue, White Rock, BC
604.542.7580 // chalpern@whiterockcity.ca


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