Quesnel Arts Council calls for Gallery of Honour nominations

The award recognizes those who’ve made significant contributions to the arts

The Quesnel & District Community Arts Council has put out a call for nominations for the 8th Biennial Gallery of Honour.

Given out every other year, the purpose of the award is to “honour those who have made significant contributions to the community through the arts over many years, as artists, as educators, as friends of, and as advocates for the arts.”

Nominations are now open, and the honour will be awarded Feb. 2, 2018 during an event at the Quesnel Art Gallery.

Get inspired by past recipients’ photos and biographies, which are on display at the Quesnel & District Arts and Recreation Centre.

A committee of three reviews all the applications and chooses three recipients a year; 2015’s included Betsy van Halderen (adult award), Shirley Cotter (posthumous award) and Murray Boal (posthumous award). Past recipients include teachers, sound technicians, dancers, quilters, musicians and performers.

Nomination forms are available online at www.quesnelarts.ca, as well as at the Arts and Recreation Centre, the Quesnel Visitor Centre, the Quesnel Art Gallery and the Quesnel Cariboo Observer office. The deadline for applications is Jan. 10, 2018.

For more information, contact Cathy Heinzelman at 250-747-3864 or nstar@goldcity.net.

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