Art show just weeks away

  • Jan. 13, 2014 10:00 a.m.

submitted by the HG Arts CouncilThe All Islands Art Show (AIAS) 2014, presented by the Haida Gwaii Arts Council, will be opening at the Haida Gwaii Museum on Friday January 31, at 7 pm and will run until March 15. Requirements to enter are as follows:• You must be 18 years of age or older• Only one entry per artist• Artwork must have been created within the last 12 months• Entry must be original art, not created from a kit• Entry must not have been previously exhibited on Haida Gwaii• It must be framed and ready to hang *o Artwork must be framed and have a means of being hung or displayed. Please remember the paint must be dry by January 25. Works that are not ready to hang/install will not be accepted for the show. (*see “Ready to Hang” hgartscouncil.ca)• Entry form and $10 entry fee ** must be received by January 25.o Entry fee includes a complimentary Arts Council Membership until September (**membership until the end of the fiscal year)• Art must have a title and be accompanied by an artist’s statement.• Titles that are not in one of our official languages must include a translation.Drop off dates for artwork are: Friday January 24, 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday January 25 1 pm to 4 pm at the Haida Gwaii Museum. This year’s adjudicator is Sheila Hall, an instructor at Emily Carr University. She teaches First Nations Art, Design and Technology as well as sculpture, drawing and colour. She will be arriving on Haida Gwaii on March 6 and will be giving a slide show at the Heritage Centre on Friday March 7 at 7 pm. Sheila will be adjudicating the show on Friday and Sunday. Sheila will be teaching a workshop on how to make deer hide rattles in the Bill Reid Teaching Room beginning on Friday evening for half an hour, after the slideshow presentation and will continue on Saturday morning for three hours and Sunday morning for three hours. She will prepare all of the hide in Vancouver, purchase twining, horse tail, beads, sewing needles, chopsticks, rice and a few dowel handles and bring it all to the workshop. Participants are encouraged to bring their own embellishments, as well. Maximum class size is 20. Material costs will be $30 and registration is $50. Information and applications are available at: allislandartshow@gmail.com or contact Nancy at 559-8234. The Haida Gwaii website, hgartscouncil.ca, also has complete requirement information.

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