The People’s Choice Winner in the Juried Art show 2014 was Katharina Zalatnai of Courtenay, BC. with her wonderful painting “Fairy Morning”.
Katharina Eva Zalatnai is a professional artist with a long list of achievements behind her. She studied art in Hungary, Italy, France and Canada and has a degree in Art History and Archaeology.
Katharina has had many exhibitions internationally and locally and has worked as a Commercial Artist, Interior Designer and Art Instructor. Katharina has also worked as a Jewellery Designer, A Color stylist for Animation and Prehistoric rock art research. Many of her paintings have found homes in Europe, Japan, Australia and Canada. She now lives in Courtenay on beautiful Vancouver Island.
Thanks to Lily Diotte, Barry Bruyere, and all the volunteers who made this a great reception. Click the photo to see more.
Art Rave crew awake early feverishly preparing for tonight’s Reception and tomorrow’s Festival.
Last night’s AVNews was wrapped in an Art Rave program so you can plan your Rave. Art Rave would like to thank AVNews for their support and acknowledge their outstanding Graphic Design.
The Rave is ON!
Train Station Gallery Hours (Admission Free)
July 25-31: 10-4
August 1: 10-3
August 2 & 3: 10-7
August 4: 10-6
Free Art For All Ages Workshops:
August 2 & 3: 11-6
Aug 4: 11-4
August 2 & 3: 11-6
Aug 4: 11-4
Ride Free August 2 & 3
Making loops every 30 minutes from the Festival site, up Argyle with stops at Rollin Gallery on Saturday. Enjoy a walk in the garden where 8 local artists and First Nations carver, Jason Titian, will be displaying their work.
Sunday, the Crummy will carry Festival goers up the hill to Char’s Landing for her Birthday Celebration featuring live music all day.
Regular stops at the Industrial Heritage Building and the Maritime Museum during their operating hours, before returning to the Train Station Festival site.
As of Thursday morning, there are only 10 remaining tickets available to Friday night’s Reception. Cost $25.
If you want to purchase one, please call Wes at 778-421-0090.
There’s a great evening planned at the Train Station Gallery venue.
The event will be catered with a selection of appies from local restaurants, a Cash Bar and Live Music from Sandy Bouleau, Classical Piano, Cameron Geddes, Classical guitar and Art Rave’s own, Barry Bruyere, Looper / Jazz. Be there or be square. Starts at 7PM.
The Art Rave Festival site on lower Argyle will result in some traffic diversion. * Please note that you can reach the Saturday morning Spirit Market by using the available detour.
Road Control will be in effect on Argyle from Kingsway to Harbour Rd during the following times.
Friday, Aug. 1st. from 9AM-4PM. After 4 PM it will be single lane access each direction to 8 AM August 2. Road control will be in full effect from Sat 8 AM Aug. 2 to Mon 11 PM August 4.
During Road Control periods, detoured traffic will be directed to the Quay down Kingsway to First Avenue in front of Kingsway Hotel.