Call for Local First Nations and Metis Artists

In honor of our guest artist in June, David Wilson Sookinakin, The Lumby Village Gallery is putting out a call for entry for local First Nations and Metis artists from all age groups.  This is an opportunity to show a diverse range of artwork and craft from our own community, and to express yourself in your own unique way.

If you have a piece of artwork that you would like to share in the show, please come into the Village Gallery on or before May 31 st and fill out the applicable forms.

Memberships may be renewed/obtained at time of delivery. MAC will need the following information for each piece of work:

Title, Medium, Size, Price (if selling), Description (how, why, when or where), Name of Artist.

(Please note that the Monashee Arts Council will receive 30% commission on any art sold during this show.)

Happening now

‘Nurturing a Love for Nature’

‘Exploring humanity’s relationship to the natural world’

‘Morning on the River’ by Huguette Allen

Robert Bateman is perceived by many to be one of the voices of reason and hope for healthy, rejuvenated and creative engagement with the natural world.  Thus in honor of the Canadian Naturalist and Artists 91st birthday, the Monashee Arts Council has been distributing Bateman Foundation sketch books; a project encouraging artist of all ages to get out and connect with our surroundings.

Through his art Bateman shares with us ‘humanity’s relationship to the natural world’ we have been overwhelmed with over 30 pieces of art by local artists in a celebration of our connection with nature This show runs from Monday May 3rd to Saturday May 29th, 2021.

Don’t forget to purchase your raffle tickets to win these Robert Bateman prints:

1st prize- Robert Bateman -‘Fall Foliage’ – moose cow and calf 16×16 limited edition signed print

2nd prize- Robert Bateman- ‘Cardinal with snowberries’ 5×7 limited edition signed print

3rd prize- ‘Safari’ Art book by Robert Bateman