Sunday, April 16, 2006

get on the bus...

"The only gift is
a portion of thyself."
-ralph waldo emerson

Okay here are a couple more entries for youall. The second one is from my friend Paul Crawford, curator of Grand Forks Public art gallery. If you've never been to Wells, go now. You won't be dissapointed. It is a incredible place with incredible people. Get on the bus. go.

CALL for Entry
The Chilliwack Artists Association.
45899 Henderson Ave.
Chilliwack BC
V2P 2X6.

Invites artists to submit slides, CDs or Photographs of recent work, in any medium, for consideration for the 2007 Exhibition year. Exhibition space is available at the Chilliwack Arts Centre Gallery (Artists Gallery) on Henderson or at Chilliwack City Hall Gallery on Young Street.
Deadline for submissions will be June 30th 2006.
For additional information and application forms
Please contact the Vice President. Marilyn Goodridge @ 604 824 0563.

For Immediate Release

Contact: Julie Fowler, Artistic Director/Curator
Toll Free: 1-800-442-ARTS (2787)
Tel: 250-994-3466 Fax: 250-994-3433


Wells, British Columbia, Canada - Island Mountain Arts Gallery is pleased to announce four-day scholarship opportunities for visual artists working in any media to the 2006 Wells Artists’ Project for Professional and Emerging Artists. The 2006 program will feature the internationally renowned artists, Michael Morris, RCA & Robert Murray, CM, RCA as mentors over the course of the program which runs over nine days from Saturday July 29 - Sunday Aug 6, 2006. Participants will be provided studio space and direct and peer group mentorship with daily one on one critiques with the mentor artists and their peers.

How is it funded?
Island Mountain Arts Gallery and Summer School of the Arts is a not-for-profit society founded in 1977 in the community of Wells, British Columbia, Canada. You can access their web page at or contact Julie Fowler at 1-800-442-2787 or by e-mail
How much is it?
Each scholarship is worth $400 and can be applied to the eight-day program should the recipient wish to take advantage of the full eight-days of 2006 Wells Artists’ Project.
What are the Selection Criteria?
Based on a review of the application materials and the following considerations, Island Mountain Arts Gallery will select two individuals to receive scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded to one emerging and one professional artist. Island Mountain Arts reserves the right to change these criteria if the submissions warrant.

Applications must include the following:

Ø Include what category they are applying under (emerging or professional artist).

Ø Show a commitment to their art practice.

Ø A letter stating what they hope to gain from this experience

Ø Provide a current CV and artist statement.

Ø Provide 6 - 10 images of artwork created in the last year either as slides or digital images.

Ø A commitment to attend the course if accepted

What is the application deadline?
May 15th, 2006 (successful applicants will be notified no later than May 30th)

How do I apply for this scholarship?
Mail the above requested information to:

Wells Artist Project - Scholarship
Island Mountain Arts
PO Box 65, Wells, BC
V0K 2R0, Canada

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sounds like an awesome program and these are two amazing artists. Is anyone else thnking of this program or has taken it in the past? I would be interested in touching base or hearing your thougts and comments.

Cheers ....