A figure made from driftwood by Annet Holierhoek is one of dozens of pieces on display in the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association’s group show Upscale Art on until Dec. 28 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

A figure made from driftwood by Annet Holierhoek is one of dozens of pieces on display in the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association’s group show Upscale Art on until Dec. 28 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

PHOTO: Items repurposed into art on display at opening reception for ‘Upscale Art’ in Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association has given new life to items that most would toss in the trash

People came out to see an eclectic display of repurposed items turned to art during the opening reception for Upscale Art in the O’Connor Group Art Gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday.

The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association’s newest group show features work made from found, collected and recycled items.

Upscale Art is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre now until Dec. 28. Admission is free. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.

READ MORE: Chilliwack Visual Artists Association members upscale found items into art


 

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People get a close look at the sculptures and paintings on display during the Upscale Art opening reception at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

People get a close look at the sculptures and paintings on display during the Upscale Art opening reception at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)