Bring on the bright ideas

The Campbell River Art Gallery is offering $1000 of prizes across five categories for works selected to appear in their second annual Wearable Art Fashion Show

The Campbell River Art Gallery is offering $1000 of prizes across five categories for works selected to appear in their second annual Wearable Art Fashion Show.

The call for submissions is on now and the deadline for proposals is June 10. Your submission should include a written description of your piece(s), a short bio and sketches or photos of up to three entries. What we want to see is an expression of creativity, imagination, and an innovative use of materials and construction. We’re also looking for a WOW factor that gives the audience a whole new concept of the role of art.

Where does your artists’ vision take you when you bust out of conventional notions of costume design or beautifully fashioned clothing, and into the no-holds-barred realm of art? Is there some concept or theme you’d like to explore in a new way? Do you have an eye for design and construction or a knack with raw materials be it textiles, plastics, flora, paper, or metal?

The materials you choose may be textile-based, but don’t have to be. There’s been amazing wearable art pieces constructed of licorice, teabags, kelp, balloons, and chopsticks.

The categories of awards include Audience Choice, Best of Show, Best Use of Recycled Materials, Best Performance, and Ethnic Expression.  A choreographer will be available to shape the modeling/performance of the pieces on the evening of the show. Models/dancers should be arranged by the artists. The entry fee is $25 and entry is juried.

For more information about submitting your idea to the Gallery, check www.crartgallery.ca

Just Posted

UPDATE: Shrapnel narrowly missed firefighters in ‘suspicious’ Campbell River house fire

No injuries reported; firefighters prevented blaze from spreading

UPDATE: Fire in abandoned Campbell River house deemed suspicious

Reports of homeless people using vacant home at 666 8th Ave.

Campbell River man in medically-induced coma after serious dirt bike incident

GoFundMe campaign raised more than $3,000 by Monday afternoon

Campbell River firefighters respond to four structure fires in a week

North Campbell River fire deemed ‘suspicious’

VIDEO: Clip of driver speeding past B.C. school bus alarms MLA

Laurie Throness of Chilliwack-Kent says he will lobby for better safety measures

Olympic skier from B.C. suing Alpine Canada after coach’s sex offences

Bertrand Charest was convicted in 2017 on 37 charges

B.C. senior’s car vandalized for more than 18 months

Retired RCMP officer determined to catch ‘tagger.’

VIDEO: Driver doing laps in busy Vancouver intersections nets charges

Toyota Camry spotted doing laps in intersection, driving towards pedestrians

Former Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo to retire

‘Bobby Lou’ calls it a career after 19 NHL seasons

Man charged in crash that killed B.C. pregnant woman

Frank Tessman charged for 2018 Highway 1 accident where Kelowna elementary school teacher died

Province unveils 10-year plan to boost mental health, addiction recovery services

The plan, called A Pathway to Hope, focuses on early-intervention services that are seeing high demand

Rock slide in B.C. river may hinder salmon passage

DFO says it is aware that the slide occurred in a narrow portion of the Fraser River

Most Read