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"Call for Artists: T-Shirt Show"
2006-02-15 until 2006-03-18
Gallery Vertigo
Vernon, BC, CA Canada

Gallery Vertigo invites artists of all ages and experience levels to submit original T-shirts using any and all mediums and techniques for our upcoming "shirt show". Shirts must be both wearable and washable. Shirts may be used or new. Writers and peformers are encouraged to participate. The exhibition is a fundraiser for Gallery Vertigo. Proceeds from the sale of the shirts will support ongoing gallery exhibitions and programming. All shirts will be sold for $20 each. Support the North Okanagan's only Artist Run Centre by donating as many shirts as you wish. Who knows? You may start a new fashion trend in the Okanagan this Spring!

Exhibition Run: Tues. Mar. 21 to Thur. Apr. 13

Deadline for Submissions: Sat. March 18 @ 4pm

Name the Exhibition Contest:

Got a great idea for the title for this exhibition? Submit your suggestion by March 1. The winning title will be chosen by committee. Whoever submits the winner will receive a free Vertigo T-shirt.

Opening Reception: Sat., March 25 @ 7pm

The opening reception will feature a fashion show of shirts. Shirt-related performances and readings are also welcome. Please call the gallery @ (250)503-2297 if you would like to participate in the exhibition or the opening festivities.

Gallery Vertigo is a non-profit artist-run centre founded in 2002. The centre operates under the auspices of North Okanagan Artists Alternative, a registered non-profit society. We are located upstairs at Suite #1 - 3001 - 31st Street in downtown Vernon, BC, Canada in the historical Winnipeg Union Bank Building. The gallery is maintained by volunteers and operation is supported through the rental of six studio spaces on the premises, as well as through donations, memberships and fundraising. Gallery Vertigo hosts up to sixteen exhibitions a year. Emphasis is on showing innovative and experimental work by emerging and mid-career artists. Community involvement is also emphasized and the gallery has established strong liaisons with other galleries in the region, with Okanagan College, School District 22, The University of British Columbia - Okanagan and with local writers' groups. The centre offers resources to artists and the public through a resource room which stocks current Canadian arts periodicals, books and offers free internet access. Gallery Vertigo's hours of operation are Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 4pm. Call us at (250)503-2297 for more information, email: info@galleryvertigo.com, or drop by the gallery.

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