The Parallel
Art Show

The Parallel Art Show (PAS) is a juried competition of Southern Gulf Islands artists that runs concurrently with SSNAP. Artists from the Southern Gulf Islands who submit to SSNAP are automatically eligible for PAS. The Parallel Art Show jury selects approximately 50 finalists from which the PAS winners are chosen. PAS winners are announced at the SSNAP Gala Awards Night.

Prize
Categories

$3,000

The Matt Steffich Jurors’ Choice Award

Chosen by the Jurors

$4,500

Viewers' Choice Awards

1st prize — $2,000
2nd prize — $1,500
3rd prize — $1,000

PAS
Eligibility

To be eligible, an artist must have submitted to SSNAP, met the SSNAP entry requirements, and reside primarily on one of the Southern Gulf Islands:

  • Gabriola Island
  • Galiano Island
  • Mayne Island
  • Moresby Island
  • Pender Island
  • Penelakut Island
  • Prevost Island
  • Salt Spring Island
  • Saturna Island
  • Sidney Island
  • Thetis Island
  • Valdes Island

An artwork accepted into SSNAP is not eligible for the Parallel Art Show.

There is no additional submission fee for the Parallel Art Show.

PAS 2021/22
Finalists

PAS 2021/22 included 143 submissions from Southern Gulf Islands artists. View our 51 finalists and winners.

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