Victoria Times Colonist arts writer and SSNAP Arts panelist Robert Amos impressed by the success of SSNAP – Sunday 11 October 2015. “Salt Spring National Art Prize tempers Canadian art’s big-city bias”, according to CBC Arts – Wednesday 30 September 2015. HarbourLiving.ca, Vancouver Island’s events web site, provides detailed information about the exhibition and associated SSNAP events.
Fifty-two artists from across Canada have been selected as Finalists for the inaugural Salt Spring National Art Prize. Chosen from over 800 artists and 1,367 works, these artists will contend for $25,000 in prize money. Read the full press release. 14 July 2015 (PDF 77kb)
Prestigious who’s who of Canadian Art to direct the spotlight on the future of The Arts in Canada. 7 July 2015 (PDF 105kb)
Learn about life and work of some of the Finalists at our SSNAP artist talks. Artists will tell their stories and share their thoughts about art. Ten of the SSNAP Finalists will present lunchtime talks at Mahon Hall in the month of October. Check out the schedule and learn more about the artists in the list below.
The Gala Awards night saw a huge turnout of visitors, locals, volunteers, artists and several SSNAP Finalists at historic Mahon Hall. Guests once again enjoyed appys by Rosemary’s In Season Foods and local wines from Garry Oaks Winery and Mistaken Identity Vineyards. Frank Huether, keyboard player of local jazz ensemble, Sky Valley, entertained guests at the bar.
The opening night of the inaugural Salt Spring National Art prize at historic Mahon Hall boasted the largest crowd seen at an art opening on the island. 27 Finalists joined Salt Spring locals, visitors, volunteers and organizers to celebrate a night to remember. Guests enjoyed appys by Rosemary’s In Season Foods and local wines from Garry Oaks Winery and Mistaken …
Prestigious jury shortlisted works from over 1,300 submissions… Salt Spring Island, BC – July 14, 2015 – Fifty-two artists from across Canada have been selected as finalists for the inaugural Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). Chosen from over 800 artists and 1,367 works, these 52 artists will contend for $25,000 in prize money and have an opportunity to elevate …