CVAA puts out call for entry for 2017/18 shows

The deadline for the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association's call for entry for 2017/18 is Aug. 30

The deadline is fast approaching for the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association’s call for entry for its upcoming art shows.

Aug. 30 is the last day for entry submissions for the 2017 and 2018 calendar years. The call for entry is an invitation to visual artists or art groups to submit entries for juried exhibitions to be held at the Chilliwack Art Gallery.

To answer this call, submit:• artist’s or groups name(s) and contact information• art media• artist biography• artist statement• six to eight samples of your work on CD in jpeg or pdf format, or good-quality photographic prints minimum size  5”x7”

Submission may be dropped off at the O’Connor Group Art Gallery (9201 Corbould St.) during gallery hours (Wednesday to Saturday 12-5 p.m.) or mailed to:CVAA Gallery Show Submissions9201 Corbould StreetChilliwack, B.C.V2P 4A6

Artists will be notified of the jury’s decision by Oct. 1, 2016. There is no cost for submitting but there are exhibition fees.

For more information, refer to ‘overview of the competition’ on the application form found on at chilliwackvisualartists.com, or pick up a copy from the art gallery desk during gallery open hours.

Just Posted

VIDEO: Two people, dog escape house fire in Chilliwack

The early-morning blaze started around 6 a.m. on Third Avenue

Chilliwack Chiefs host Langley as Sardis Sports Complex opens

The BCHL teams will play a preseason game on the new ice sheet Aug. 29.

PHOTOS: Paintings return to Kilby for fifth annual festival

The Plein Air Festival will be taking place at the historic site all weekend

Envision Financial hosting barbecue fundraiser at Chilliwack’s Sardis Park to help fire victims

Residents of the Park Ridge apartment building are struggling in the wake of the devastating fire.

Cougar spotted in Seabird Island

Residents are asked to report all sightings to conservation

Chilliwack hosts police from around the world in specialized training

Members of the International Police Association hold training workshop in Canada for the first time

Young balance-bikers race in B.C.’s inaugural Strider Cup

The course has several obstacles including ‘Mount Scary’ and the ‘Noodle Monster’

Canadians killed in Afghanistan honoured during emotional dedication ceremony

One-hundred-fifty-eight Canadian soldiers died during the mission

It’s snow joke: Up to 30 cm of snow expected to fall in northeastern B.C.

Alaska Highway, Fort Nelson to be hit with August snowstorm, according to Environment Canada

‘I’m just absolutely disgusted’: Husband furious after B.C. Mountie’s killer gets day parole

Kenneth Fenton was sentenced to prison after he fatally struck Const. Sarah Beckett’s cruiser

Sea-to-Sky Gondola in B.C. likely out of commission until 2020

Sea to Sky Gondola carries between 1,500 and 3,000 people every day during the summer season

Helicopter-riding dog Mr. Bentley now featured on cans of new B.C.-made beer

Partial proceeds from every pack go to Children’s Wish

PHOTOS: Weapons seized at Portland right-wing rally, counterprotests

Not all who gathered Saturday were with right-wing groups or antifa

Maple Ridge’s first retail cannabis store opens Monday

Spiritleaf is just the second private pot shop in the Fraser Valley

Most Read