Vernon and North Okanagan News
Sculpture unveiled for arts awards
A new design has been unveiled for the Okanagan Arts Awards sculpture.
The winning entry was crafted by Vernon artist Julie Oaks (owner of Headbones Gallery in Vernon), who designed a three-dimensional stainless steel sculpture – titled ‘Okanelemental' – with the help of blacksmith artist Doug Alcock.
A panel of judges voted on the three finalists, while taking into consideration its originality, effectiveness, craftsmanship and artist statement in determining the winner.
It will now be awarded by the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan (ARTSCO) at their 7th annual awards celebration that will take place March 22 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts.
Communities throughout the Okanagan are encouraged to nominate individuals and organizations for their contributions to the arts.
The nomination deadline is Jan. 31 and packages can be found on the ARTSCO website or you can call 250-861-4123.
Tickets for the event will be available starting Feb. 10 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office or at 250-717-5304 or online.
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