Artist Recruitment begins for 2018 Sculpture Exhibition

October 23, 2017

Penticton –  The City of Penticton Arts, Creative and Cultural Innovations Committee is excited to kick off the second year of the Penticton Public Sculpture Exhibition. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2018 Exhibition which will launch in May.  A jury made up of members of the Committee and community representatives will review submissions and select six sculptures for the Exhibit. The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2017.

“We are thrilled to have the program continue to next year after it being so successful in its first year,” says Lori Mullin, Recreation and Culture Manager. “There has been an overwhelming positive response to the current sculptures on display by both the community and visitors to Penticton.”

Created in 2016, Penticton’s Public Sculpture Exhibition is a year-long outdoor exhibit of original sculptures. The sculptures are owned by the artists and leased by the City of Penticton for one year for public enjoyment. The sculptures are displayed along the Okanagan Lake waterfront, downtown and in the Front Street roundabout.

All information is now available on Penticton.ca. Anyone who is interested in being a part of this program for 2018 can apply at www.penticton.ca/sculptures or send inquiries to committees@penticton.ca or 250-490-2406.

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City of Penticton contact:
Lori Mullin, Recreation and Culture Manager, City of Penticton
250-490-2432
lori.mullin@penticton.ca

Art Creative and Cultural Innovations Committee contact:
Robin Robertson, Chair of the Arts, Creative and Cultural Innovations Committee and Chair of the Penticton Sculpture Sub-Committee
250-486-2600
robincrobertson@shaw.ca