CALL FOR ENTRY SOOKE FINE ARTS SHOW - Island Artisans Association

Sooke Fine Arts Show

it is that time of year again, Call for entry for the Sooke Fine Arts Show has been announced, time to get those special pieces completed, not started yet, well lets get on it.

The Sooke Fine Arts Show provides the opportunity for the finest artists from Vancouver Island and BC’s coastal islands to showcase and sell their work. The Show, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2016, is Vancouver Island’s longest-running juried fine art show and the Island’s premier summer arts event.

The 11-day art show and sale draws more than 8000 art lovers from Canada, the US and abroad. More than 375 works of original island art are on display in a stunning, 17,000-square-foot gallery at the SEAPARC complex on Sooke Harbour. Visitors can also enjoy daily artist demonstrations, talks, guided tours, live music, gift shop and bistro.

Important Dates for 2016

Call to Artists: Feb 15
Submission Close: June 6, 11:59 pm
Show open to public: July 22 – Aug 1
Purchaser’s Preview: July 21 (ticket sales open online in June)
Artist Celebration: July 23

Online Submission for 2016 Show Now Open

Artists wishing to submit work for consideration to the 2016 Sooke Fine Arts Show are asked to carefully review the Submission Guidelines for information on eligibility, requirements and important dates. Submissions will remain open until midnight Monday, June 6. Please note: assistance will not be available after 4pm. Artists will be notified by email June 14, and a list of accepted artists will also become available on the website.