2017 - 2018 Galleria
Artwork Identification Slips - click here
Exhibition Forms -
Do a piece in recognition of Canada’s Sesquicentennial expressing your love of life in Canada.
Choose a plant that has a special
quality about it that inspires you to do a piece that
combines art and calligraphy.
Black Magic - Experiment with different tools and substances which show up well on black papers.
Text should make some reference to Magic.
Create a piece about a city of
your choice. There should be twenty or more words. Lettering
Piece must be 14” x 18” or larger BEFORE framing.
Using a vehicle other than paper (some suggestions might be vinyl, cloth, metal, plastic etc.) do a quote of your choice.
Do a circular piece. Piece must include words or letters.
Select a recognized artist you
admire and do this quotation in the way your artist might do
it in his style of art.
Letters are symbols which turn
matter into spirit.
Letter in a combination of Copperplate and Blackletter the following long quotation from Quaker wisdom. No artwork may be included
“We do not own the world, and its riches are not ours to dispose of at will. Show a loving consideration for all creatures, and seek to maintain the beauty and variety of the world. Work to ensure that our increasing power over nature is used responsibly, with reverence for life.”
Helpful Hints for Showing Your Work: Debbie Craig, our Exhibition Coach, will encourage Calligraphers new to showing their work at our Gallerias to show their pieces at our Annual Show. She will email them and offer to supply frames for them. There is a whole variety of sizes of frames available 8x10,10x12,11x14,12x16,14x18,16x20,18x24, 20x24 and 22x28.
Cowichan Exhibition September 8-10, 2017
Please consider entering pieces in the Fine
Arts category of the Cowichan Exhibition.
2017 Exhibition theme: Bee Cause Bees Matter http://www.cowex.ca/?poster-contest,36
When the 2017 Catalogue
is online, see the Fine Arts section.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact Chairman
Choose from any or all suggested Divisions.
Division 21 - Fine Arts
# 8 - Calligraphic Art
A $20 cash award has been donated by Warmland Calligraphers for "Best Calligraphic Art".
#11 - Book Making
#13 - Exhibition Theme
#14 - Colour Challenge - "black and yellow" - any medium
#15 - Design a stamp inspired by theme and colour challenge
Division 23 - Hobbies and Crafts
There are 48 categories. Many are suitable to calligraphy.
#15 - Four handcrafted cards
#16 - Exhibition Theme
#38 - Etched Glass
ENTRY FORM DEADLINE: By 5 pm, Saturday, August ....
EXHIBIT DROP-OFF DEADLINE: At 5pm, Thursday, September ....
Mail or deliver completed entry form and
Cowichan Exhibition, 7380 Trans Canada Hwy., Duncan, BC V9L 6B1