Call for Artists

Application Deadline is August 1st, 2009. There are only 39 days left to submit!!

The Okanagan Arts Awards is seeking a design for the three-dimensional sculpture that will become the award to be presented to each award recipient. More information about the awards program can be found on the website at

The process is as follows:
— Submit your drawing(s) of the design by August 1, 2009.
— Submissions will be short listed to 3 by August 20, 2009.
— The 3 short listed artists must submit a maquette of the design by September 20, 2009, to be delivered to the Arts Council Office by 2:00 pm. The maquettes should be about 8” – 14” high, and should have a base that is a maximum of 4” in diameter so it will fit onto a specific base. The maquette can be made out of clay, wood, glass, wax, or other material.
— One maquette will be chosen by September 30, 2009, which will then be used to produce the award sculptures.
— The chosen design will receive an honorarium of $1,000.00.
— Each of the other 2 maquettes will receive $250.00.

Please include the following in your submission:
Drawing(s) of your design
An artist statement that explains your design
Your contact information
Information about how your design can be reproduced,
giving details of processes and costs.
A self-addressed envelope for the return of your material.

Submissions for this Call are due by August 1, 2009. They can be delivered, mailed or emailed to Arts Council of the Central Okanagan, #100, 1690 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 8T8.

Inquiries: 250-861-4123 or to

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