ART!-UP-THERE!-#1-draftART! UP THERE! # 1 the spring art show and sale held in Port McNeill over the Mother’s Day Weekend 2017 was a huge success and enjoyed by nearly 500 people! “Let’s do this again next year on Mother’s Day Weekend” was heard from many visitors … so we’ll see you next May 11 – 13, 2018 for … ART! UP THERE! #2 …

Three categories of voting and awards were held – People’s Choice Artist, Artist’s Choice Artist and Theme piece – “Canada 150” …..and the award winners were …

Danielle Tyre 1st place,
Dan Nordin 2nd Place,
CANADA 150 THEME Winners –
Patricia Wilson 1st place,
Mary Park 2nd place,
Breanna Podlasly 1st place,
Dan Nordin 2nd place,
Patricia Wilson 3rd place
DRAW PRIZE WINNERS –  Gail Fox, Kate Green and Marivin Clark  … check out pictures of the fun … getting all set up Friday before the opening … organized chaos …

and then … smiles all around … while artists visit with artists before the big rush …

… let the show begin

… heading out with the beginnings of a new LOCAL ART COLLECTION of AWESOME ORIGINALS…

Art students from Kevin Ogren’s grade 5/6 class at Sunset Elementary School also participated with their own little art show within an artshow … click on the school link to see all the student’s individual works…

and Sylvie Ringer’s art students from NIC North Island College had two tables displaying lots of art … and spoke “ART” with many enthusiastic visitors … new students signed up for classes

…and here is the list of participating show artists … you can follow up on and check out their pages at the links below …

table 1 Patricia Wilson – PAINTINGS – Acrylic, mixed media, art cards

table 2 Rita Grier – PAINTINGS – acrylic, prints & JEWELRY & pottery

table 3 Danielle Tyre – PAINTINGS, acrylic, ceramic SCULPTURE

table 4 Mary Park – PAINTINGS -Watercolour, Oil & Acrylic

table 5 Joan E Stone – PAINTINGS,

table 6 Christine O’Donnell – PAINTINGS, acrylic, jewelry

table 7 NIC – Sylvie Ringer & art students

table 8 NIC – Sylvie Ringer & art students

table 9 Francis Guenette – WRITER, books

table 10 Jessie Roland – PAINTINGS, watercolour

table 11 Brian Hiebert – DRAWINGS, fantasy and abstract, prints

table 12 Caroline Kennard – PAINTINGS

table 13 Dan Nordin – PAINTINGS, acrylic, painted floats

table 14 Yvonne Maximchuk – PAINTINGS, prints, books, art cards

table 15 Albert Munro – POTTERY

table 16 Kristie Graham & Brie Watson – PAINTINGS, watercolour

table 17 Marian White – paintings

table 18 Sara Burr – crochet, rug hooking, knitting & paintings

table 19 Breanna Podlasly – PASTELS, prints, art cards

table 20 Marc Roper – WOODWORKING, bowls, boxes, cutting boards

table 21 Betty Carlson – PAINTINGS

table 22  Janet Lehde – paintings