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July 8 @ 11:00 am - August 4 @ 4:00 pm

See them before they are famous! This art show July 8 to Aug. 4, helps launch the careers of a new generation of artists living on southern Vancouver Island or Gulf Islands (Nanaimo to Greater Victoria).

 For Artists:

Registration runs Jan.20- 31. Participation in the show is free. We are looking for 25 artists who will have their art displayed for one month in the Cowichan Valley Arts Council gallery in Duncan.

Who: Artists (21 – 30 yrs old) who have recently graduated from a fine arts programs or participated in a mentorship program.

Details: Open to original 3-D and 2-D work that has been produced in the last year and that has not been displayed in galleries or shows. The work can be in mediums including sculpture, assemblage, mixed media, painting, drawing, photography.

Artists can submit up to 3 pieces (only 1 can be maximum size of 36×48 and two other smaller).

The art will be for sale unless specified. CVAC will apply a commission of 20%.

Artists can also provide unframed (matted and wrapped) pieces and art cards for sale. The cards have a 5% commission applied.

CVAC will hang the show and provide media promotion and host an opening event. Sign up below


    Conditions of Entry: The artist is a resident of southern Vancouver Island or the Gulf Islands and is a within the age range of 21-30 years old. The work submitted is the original creation of the artist and does not infringe on any copyright laws. They should not be drawings of previously published photos or advertisements. CVAC has the right to display the submissions online. All entries must remain on display until the end of the show. CVAC charges 20% commission on the sale of work. Two-dimensional visual art must be soundly framed, dry and ready for hanging with proper wiring at the back.
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July 8 @ 11:00 am
August 4 @ 4:00 pm
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In The Gallery @ Cowichan Valley Arts Council
2687 James Street
Duncan, British Columbia V9L 2X5 Canada
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