Shatford Centre calling for all Okanagan artists

The Shatford Centre is putting a call out to artists to participate in the innovative Colours of the Shatford exhibition.

The Shatford Centre is putting a call out to artists and individuals in the South Okanagan to participate in the innovative Colours of the Shatford exhibition.

The  exhibition, which is sponsored by the Shatford Centre and Okanagan School of the Arts, will open on Sept. 14 and continue to Nov. 2 in the Shatford Centre.

Submissions can be two or three dimensional and multi-media and innovation are welcome. Prizes will be awarded in five categories including junior (ages one to 12), youth (ages 13-18), adult (19 and up), professional artist and community art collectives. Contestants can submit up to three works of art and are to use the colours red, orange, yellow, green, turquoise, indigo and purple. Those in the professional category must use cadmium medium red, cadmium orange, cadmium light yellow, phthalo green, cerulean blue, phthalo blue, ultramarine violet and white can also be used in all works of art. Entries must be delivered to the Shatford Centre between Aug. 27 and Sept. 5 and the  entry fee is $10.

Artists have the option of selling their work during the exhibition with 25 per cent contributed to the Shatford Centre.

Entry forms can be picked up at the Shatford Centre or a pdf can be downloaded at www.shatfordcentre.com.

The exhibition forms part of the Gala Appreciation for Founding Contributors that will be held on Sept. 13 in recognition of the community support for phase one and two of the Shatford Centre Project.