Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show (CVFAS)

COWICHAN VALLEY FINE ART SHOW 2019

April 30 - May 11  (Artist Opening April 29)

People's Choice Show  May 14-18

Online Registration April 4 - 13, 2019

In Person Registration  April 4 (10 am - 5 pm) and April 5 (12 pm - 7 pm)

Registration Form 2019 PDF

 

COWICHAN VALLEY FINE ARTS SHOW 2019

The Cowichan Valley Arts Council presents its 49th annual Fine Arts Show.
April 30 - May 11
PEOPLE'S CHOICE SHOW May 14 - 18
The largest open show and sale in the area.

Registration Form 2019 PDF

ABOUT THE SHOW

* The following awards will be selected by three judges: Best in Show (1), Award of Excellence (5), Honorable Mention (10)
* A People's Choice Award will be given to the entry with the most votes by the show attendees.
* The People's Choice Show will continue for an additional week. The pieces for this show will be the top 25% from the People's Choice ballots.
* 160 entries based on a first come first served basis.
* As closely as possible the show will include 70% 2D and 30% 3D pieces.
* All purchases are subject to a 15% CVAC commission charge.
* A 2% processing fee will be applied to single electronic purchases over $300 (Visa, MC, Debit).
* Unsold entries not collected on pick-up day are subject to a storage fee of $3.00 per day.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

Entrants must:
* be a CVAC member in good standing at the time of registration
* be at least 16 years of age
* ensure that valid “model release” forms have been completed in cases where individuals are represented or photographed and may be recognizable in the work being displayed

Acceptable entries must:
* be the original work of the entrant
* be for sale
* have finished edges on unframed canvases with no staples visible
* must be framed and/or ready to hang based on the CVAC hanging protocol
* must be culturally appropriate as CVFAS acknowledges and respects the cultural rights of our First Nations

Artwork Categories for the Cowichan Valley Fine Art Show 2019

  1. 2D  (acrylic, oils, watercolour, pastel, graphite, encaustic, original printmaking, mixed  media collage, fibre, digital imagery)
  2. 3D  (sculpture, jewellery, glass, assemblage, fibre, furniture, wood, metals, functional ceramics)
  3. Photography    (non-manipulated (cropping allowed))
  4. Photography     (manipulated)