Airport seeking art that celebrates island living
VANCOUVER, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Comox Valley Airport Commission and
the Comox Valley Community Arts Council are seeking submissions for the
2013 Art and Culture Program at the Comox Valley Airport. This year's
exhibition entitled: Coastal Explorations - Celebrating Island Living, will run for six months from November 2013 to May 2014.
In this call for submission, the airport is seeking two and three
dimensional art pieces that celebrate the unique way of life on
Northern Vancouver Island. Art submissions may be in the form of
paintings, original prints, photography, mixed media, textiles and/or
The Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) is the first point of entry for many
Northern Vancouver Island tourists. Part of the airport's
responsibility is to help form passengers' first perceptions of the
Comox Valley and Northern Vancouver Island. This provides an ideal
opportunity for YQQ to host an annual art exhibition featuring the work
of local artists.
Open to all artists residing in the Comox Valley Airport's catchment
area of Northern Vancouver Island. Boundaries include Parksville, Port
Alberni and Ucluelet in the south; the Pacific Ocean to the west;
Powell River to the east (including Texada, Denman, Hornby, Quadra,
Cortes, Alert Bay and Sointula); and the Pacific Ocean to the north.
Go to www.comoxvalleyarts.com to view the submission guidelines or visit www.comoxairport.com and look under Airport Services/Art and Culture Program for more
Note to Editors: The 2012 People, Places and Environment exhibition for the Art and
Culture Program at the Comox Valley Airport will be removed at noon on
June 13, 2013. Reporters who wish to follow-up with the artists who
displayed their work at this exhibit can contact Jen Alton at: firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule interviews.
SOURCE: Comox Valley Airport
For further information:
Comox Valley Community Arts Council
Marketing and Public Communications
Comox Valley Airport
Phone: 250-890-0829 ext. 253