Downtown Courtenay BIA Media Release
Sunday, February 22, 2009
For Immediate Release
Artists: Marilyn Peeters, Cathy Korvan, Claude Dalley, Sarah Kerr and Martin Kaspers
Exhibition: Comox Valley Community Arts Council and the Comox Valley Airport
Exhibition Runs: January 16th to April 16th, 2008
Local Artists Exhibit at the Comox Valley Airport
The Comox Valley Community Arts Council is pleased to announce a new selection of exciting, original art works at the Comox Valley Airport. After scrutinizing over the incredible work submitted to the call for entry, pieces by Marilyn Peeters, Barb Hutson, Cathy Korvan, Claude Dalley, Sarah Kerr and Martin Kaspers were selected for exhibition. We encourage anyone visiting the airport terminal to take some extra time to view these exceptional works.
The ComoxValley Community Arts Council and the Comox Valley Airport are extremely excited about the success of their partnership in providing this excellent opportunity to showcase local talents to a much wider audience. Submissions for the 2008 exhibition schedule were accepted from members of the Comox Valley Community Arts Council. The CVCAC was thrilled to see such a variety of pieces. This calibre of work makes us excited about what is happening with arts and culture in the Comox Valley. It also makes it very difficult to choose. With an estimated 600,000 visitors to the Terminal on an annual basis this is an ideal venue to showcase our areas local talents.
To exhibit at the CV Airport Terminal artists must reside on Vancouver Island from Nanaimo north, must be members of the CVCAC and fulfill all of the requirements of the submission policy. The Airport exhibition is changed four times a year. Please visit the information counter at the CV Airport for details about work in this exhibition. You can also visit the CVCAC website at http://www.comoxvalleyarts.org or call (250) 338 4417 ex2 for more information.
The CVCAC and the CV Airport Authority would like to thank the Downtown Courtenay Business Improvement Association for their support of this year’s exhibits. Downtown Courtenay hosts an exciting variety of experiences, see for yourself, and discover why residents and visitors alike flock to this one-stop destination year-round.
We would also like to thank the community and volunteers for their support with this project.
FMI: Dallas Stevenson, Gallery Coordinator 338-4417 ex 2