artist, Angie Roth McIntosh will place digital images of art reflecting
inspiring painting locations in Penticton in this celebratory
Penticton100 Gallery. This will allow
viewers from around world to see the creativity of our local artists
and the beauty of our community. Artists participating in this
event are also requested to join in the South Okanagan Open Studio
held 10 AM-5 PM Friday and Saturday July 25, 26 at the Penticton
Visual artists are asked to paint during the time that they are
participating in the Open Studio Tours.
Requirements for All
Artists to Participate in the Penticton En Plein Air--Inspiration for
100 Years Event
found a location
to paint around Penticton--Angie went to the Sicamous site on Thursday
E-mail her or phone her 809-7932 if you would like to go out and paint
with her group. Link up with your artists friends and
paint all over town--the more locations the better. If you can't
make it that day, paint when it is convenient. But you must have
image available to Angie by July 20th or July 21st to be included in
the initial opening of the web gallery. If you are unable to
complete a new painting on location on time please still submit an
one of your
paintings of Penticton to be included in the Penticton100 web gallery
at a future date.
2.The image of the
painting should be 100-300kb with the painting title, medium, artist,
and artist contact information included. It should be e-mailed to
Angie by July
20th. Please note your preference to the type of Artist contact
information to be included on the website. This could be a
link to your website or gallery
representation, your e-mail, or your phone number if you are not in the
digitial age. Please indicate if you do not want any contact
information included on the public website. If you don't have
digital capabilities then you could drop a good quality photo of your
work and the same
information off to the Okanagan School of the Arts office. Any
images or information received late will not be included
in the initial opening of the Penticton100 web gallery but MAY be added
in the future.
invited to display their original painting at the museum on July 25th
and 26th while they paint in the Open Studio exhibit at the museum BUT
must contact the Okanagan School of the Arts to register their
participation for this event--if you've ever wanted to paint at or
museum this is your opportunity!! This is a wonderful free event
with the opportunity to showcase and sell your work while you are
painting at the museum complex--a very special creative day!
DETAILS FROM THE OKANAGAN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS INCLUDED HERE!
As part of the centennial exhibit
"Renaissance People In A Renaissance Town ~ celebrating 100 Years of
Creativity in Penticton", the Penticton Museum and
Archives will be a galleria location included in the South
Okanagan Open Studio Tours coordinated and advertised by the
Okanagan Arts Magazine and Arts Council of the Central Okanagan in
South Okanagan Open Studio days will be 10 AM-5 PM Friday and Saturday July 25, 26 in the courtyard,
museum gallery, (and possibly auditorium, am checking availability).
of this event is to share in and inspire the expression of Creativity
and the Creative Spirit. By sharing in this way we can assist to
develop the understanding and appreciation of the creative
process, the artist's life-style and the creative energy that
sparks the life-force within each/all of us human-beings.
opportunity is open to artists and creators of the South
Okanagan working in all genres at all stages of development -
emerging to professional (potters, sculptors, sketchers, painters,
writers, dancers, actors, musicians) who like to work in the public
eye. It is an event for creators and artists to share their
creative process and their work. All types of expression are invited to
participate throughout both days. There is no charge for your
participation and there will be opportunity to sell and
promote your work as well. Participants in these studio days will also
have an opportunity to be included in a South Okanagan
Similkameen Arts/Cultural Resource Directory slated for production
and printing later this year.
you are interested, please let us know what times in the two days work
for you, and what type of expression you would like to share - from
half day to full day to both days.
we have a sense of the level of interest, we will develop the overall
schedule, space availability and locations for individual participants.
send an email message of your interest to this address as soon as
possible and not later than Friday July 11.
In addition to this
opportunity, there are other ways for Penticton artists to participate
in this exhibit, please contact us at OSA to learn more.
Ms. Samarpan Faasse
Executive Director, Okanagan School Of the Arts
"Assisting the Awakening & Expression Of The Creative Spirit"
Box 22037, 6-220 Manor Park Avenue, Penticton BC V2A 8L1