Public Service Announcement - Call for Submissions for BC Creative Achievement Awards for Applied Art and Design

    VANCOUVER, Feb. 20 /CNW/ - BC's applied artists and designers are invited
to enter a submission or nomination for the 5th annual BC Creative Achievement
Awards for Applied Art and Design.
    An artist may be nominated or self-submit to these juried awards. Up to
three awards of $2,500 will be presented at a formal ceremony in the late
spring of 2009.
    Presented by the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, the awards
recognize BC's rich and diverse creative culture. The British Columbia
Achievement Foundation is an independent foundation, established and endowed
by the Province of British Columbia in 2003 to celebrate excellence in
community service, arts, humanities and enterprise.
    Artists and designers, resident in BC for at least three years, who work
in jewelry, glass, wood, fibre, clay and metal or in such areas as (but not
limited to) textiles, furniture, weaving, ceramics, book binding, paper,
fashion and industrial design are eligible to enter the fifth annual BC
Creative Achievement Awards for Applied Art and Design. Omer Arbel (industrial
design), Yael Krakowski (jewelry design), Sarah Lawless (pottery), Kinichi
Shigeno (ceramics), and Angelika Werth (costume and fashion design) were
selected as the 2008 recipients.
    Visit for details. The deadline for
submissions/nominations is March 31, 2009.

For further information:

For further information: Nora Newlands, B.C. Achievement Foundation,
(604)261-9777 or 1-866-882-6088

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