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Have your art on show at Wapiti Festival 2016

Tuesday • June 21, 2016

Join Fernie's new Art Expo to be showcased at Wapiti Festival 2016.

Wapiti Aesthetics Director, Laura Nelson along with the Fernie Art Expo Committee are pleased to announce a Call for Entries for the Fernie Art Expo. Artists are invited to create an original acrylic painting on a supplied metal panel. Apply now, only 15 spaces available for this first submission!

Imagine your Art displayed outdoors at the Wapiti event August 12-13 in Annex Park

This is a fabulous opportunity to have your art work seen by thousands of festival goers.

  • Your contact details would be made available with the art piece for the audience to learn more about you and your art;
  • Materials supplied to weatherproof your painting;
  • Your artwork in the outdoor park ambience with ample space for art appreciation;
  • You have chance to win!
    • 1st prize of $200 judged by a panel of jurors
    • A people’s choice award of $100 will determined by votes from Wapiti event visitors.

Winners will be announced at the Wapiti on Saturday August 13th.

Entry guidelines

Each prospective artist is requested to send an email to with two pictures of previous work, or a link to their website, as well as a description of their proposed work for the Art Expo. The artists will be contacted when selected and provided with materials.

Update - 11th July 2016

The window for sending us submissions is now closed. Thanks you for sending us all your amazing ideas. 

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