Announcing the 2017 SSNAP Finalists

The Salt Spring National Art Prize is pleased to announce the 2017 finalists. 50 artists from across Canada have been chosen from 1227 submitting artists and 2160 works. Read the full press release. 19 July 2017 (PDF 81kb)

Art Auction Fundraiser

The Salt Spring National Art Prize and the Salt Spring Art Council hosted a fundraising art auction weekend, May 19-21. Over 60 pieces of work from local Salt Spring artists featured in the silent auction. The live auction with MC John Bateman saw works from Gordon Smith, Attila Richard Lukacs, Robert Bateman, Reneé Van Halm, Anne Griffiths, George Fertig, David …

SSNAP 2017 Art Auction Fundraiser

Showcasing the excellence of art on Salt Spring Island, in support of the Salt Spring National Art Prize Exhibition and the Salt Spring Arts Council.

Panel event 2017 – The Creative Mind: Creativity in the Arts and Sciences

Panellists from the worlds of arts and science will explore the nature of creativity, what are its essential elements, and where the creative spark comes from. How do people conceive novel and original ideas for a sculpture, a musical score or a scientific breakthrough? What is the creative process like? Is exceptional creativity “born” or can it be nurtured? Under …

Parallel Art Show 2017

During the month of the SSNAP Finalists’ Exhibition, there will also be a Parallel Art Show at ArtSpring. The show will feature local Salt Spring artists, demonstrating why Salt Spring Island is one of the premier arts communities in Canada. The show runs from Friday September 29 – Sunday October 22, 10am-5pm daily. Admission is free.

SSNAP 2017 launches in Victoria BC

The 2017 Salt Spring National Art Prize had its official launch at the Inn At Laurel Point, Victoria, BC. The Gulf Islands Driftwood covered the event. Photo: Susan Batchelor Fishbowl Magazine featured an interview with 2015 SSNAP finalist Sophia Burke. January 12, 2017  

Official SSNAP 2017 Launch

The 2017 Salt Spring National Art Prize launches on Thursday January 12, 10:00am, at the Inn At Laurel Point, Victoria, BC. Guest speakers include the 2015 SSNAP winner Corrie Peters, Gary Holman MLA Saanich North & The Islands, and sponsor of the Jurors’ Choice Awards Stephen P Roberts. Submissions also open on January 12 – see our Submit page for …