Wednesday, September 25, 2013

International Artist Day Festival  -  White Rock, BC Canada
Week of October 21 to October 27 2013
The City of White Rock, under recommendation from the Arts and Economic Task Force, is delighted to host this celebration to honour artists and their contributions to our communities.
A  showcase weekend of events will take place at the new White Rock Community Centre beginning the evening of  October 25th ( the official International Artist Day) with an intimate  and elegant Gala Evening.
Mr. Oh Canada  Mark Donnelly will m/c the evening.
17 noted artists will be present with their art and make themselves available to discuss their work in an informal but exciting studio atmosphere:

Alan Wylie, Keith Hiscock, Raymond Chow, Chris MacClure, Arnie Fisk, Brent Heighton, Jose Ventura, Jonn Einerssen, Vance Theoret, Terry Isaac, Dan F Gray, Richard Tetrault, Jef Morlan, David Patterson. Gaye Adams, Dave Benning, Richard S. McDiarmid.

Performance by Canadian award winner Jodi Proznick Trio. Gourmet canapés catered by Marilyn Pearson Cuisine Company and a wine bar.
An anonymous (signed on the back) 12” x 12” canvas show of art submitted by artists from across B.C. Tickets are only $150.00 and only 200 tickets are available.
The first 75 sold will include admission to an after hours concert featuring Jodi Proznick trio at the Blue Frog Studios.  Gala evening tickets will include a  $100.00 Art Voucher to be used towards purchasing a piece of art.
The event program for entire weekend is available at Leisure Services and will outline the times for Saturday and Sunday feature talks and demonstrations by the master artists. Discussion panel and question periods are planned as well as a video presentation of  international artists at work and at play.
Music by various groups from the community will be on site during the entire event. Saturday and Sunday admission will be by donation. Local businesses will be hosting various events during the festival week.

To order tickets contact:

White Rock Leisure Services 604 541-2199 ext. 0

Blog Posting Courtesy of Johan Sandstrom, BComm.

No comments: