Thank you to all who joined us for a very successful 3rd anniversary celebration on April 24, 2016.
Courtyard Gallery is accepting applications from committed artists and artisans who are interested in becoming “gallery artists”. All pieces must be the original, hand-produced work of the artists, and members are chosen for originality and diversity of their work.
In exchange for a monthly membership fee, your work will be exhibited in the gallery. We charge a small commission fee of 20% and we all work co-operatively to run the gallery.
If you are interested in being part of this not for profit, artist run gallery, please contact Tatianna O'Donnell at:
Cynthia had a painting juried into an exhibition (on-line) with the Society of Canadian Artists which starts on line on April 1st and runs until July. www.societyofcanadianartists.com
Rebecca's sculpture won the Juror's Choice Award at the Art Exposed 2015 exhibition in Kamloops through the Kamloops Art Council. Art-Exposed-2015-Jurors-Choice-Awards
Tatianna submitted 3 pieces to an on-line Exhibition through Art Exhibeo and won the Top Tier Award for one of her pieces. www.artexhibeo.com
Artist Dawn Scott has recently been juried into another exhibition with Federation of Canadian Artists. She received the Award of Excellence for her painting “On Top of the Mountain”. The show Myths and Truths starts May 6th and runs until July 6th at the Vernon Community Arts Centre.
Courtyard Gallery is now offering a lifetime membership for $100.
Come into the gallery and renew your membership, or join as a new member.
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