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An Art Market Frame of Mind

The season of giving is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to share your work at a local art market. Below, we’ve assembled a myriad of ideas to help boost your success.

Even if you’re a seasoned market booth artist, read on — you’ll find new tips that will help boost your experience this year, too!

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Kim Werker

The sixth artist featured in our By All Means Create with... series is the author of Make It Mighty Ugly, Kim Werker....Read more

The Opus Big Picture 2014 Gallery

Welcome to the online gallery of the 2nd Annual Opus Big Picture!

Thank you to everyone who submitted an image! Submissions are now closed and the judges selections will be announced on October 1, 2014.

We invited creative individuals from across Canada to join our Big Picture event, with entries accepted until August 31, 2014. Both the avid photographer and the eager enthusiast were invited to participate in this event by submitting a photograph they have taken showing their interpretation of this year's theme, "Black & White"....Read more

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan (ARTSCO) is urgently looking for 2 volunteers to assist with the Culture Days opening reception. This position will ask for a multitude of essential tasks involved in the setup and functioning of the event (see essential functions below).

When: Friday, September 26th (4pm-6pm)

Where: Rotary Centre for the Arts
421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna, BC

• Setup and takedown of event venue and materials (mainly artwork)
• Door greeting/ customer service
• Gallery sitting

For more info, or to apply for this position, please contact the ARSTCO volunteer coordinator:
Ester @ (250) 899-1475 (text or call and leave a message), or e-mail: esterp@mail.com.

Also, please visit our website at www.artsco.ca...Read more

Working Artist Org. / $1000 Working Art Grant / Art Purchase Award / Call for Submissions/ September 30, 2014

We offer a small monthly art purchase award to help serious artists keep working. Open to all visual artists including sculptors, installation, digital, design, mixed, new media, film/video from all countries. Deadline for the $1000.00 Working Art Grant / Purchase Award is September 30, 2014.

For application guidelines please see: http://www.workingartist.org/art-grant-guidelines.html .