Midsummer Art Fair offers enchanting and affordable art work to the public

By David F. Rooney

The Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre’s Midsummer Art Fair is offering members of the public something they shouldn’t pass up — an opportunity to acquire exquisite and affordable original art works by local artists.

Whether it is a piece of pottery, a photograph, wood carving or painting, the artworks on offer at The Centre until September 7 are sure to bring a smile to everyone who sees them.

The Centre, which is located in the old RCMP detachment at 320 Wilson Street, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 1 pm until 4 pm.

For more information please call 250-814-0261 or send an e-mail to info@revelstokevisualarts.com.

Here are images of some of the works on offer at the fair:

This horse box and bowl by Sandra Flood are both lovely and utilitarian examples of the works on offer at the Visual Arts Centre’s Midsummer Art Fair. David F. Rooney photo
This gleaming golden bowl of turned spruce by Ken Talbot is more than just a beautiful object. It is practical and food safe, too. David F. Rooney photo
Ominous Poppies by Tina Lindegaard are a fine example of this artist’s skill with a brush. David F. Rooney photo
Lorraine Cadwallader’s Poppies are both colourful, lacy and graceful. David F. Rooney photo
Painter Peter Blackmore instilled some of his quirky, upbeat self into this painting, entitled Birdhouses. David F. Rooney photo
Cat Mather’s Super Sized Rhubarb platter dwarfs its plinth mate, Pat Anderson’s Peeling Birch Bark Vase. David F. Rooney photo
This painting, Incandescent, is as lively and bright as the artist, Visual Arts Centre Executive Director Jackie Pendergast. David F. Rooney photo
John Antoniuk really had to get out there to snag this superb untitled photo. David F. Rooney photo
Smooth and graceful professionalism characterizes the lovely work by potter Jacquie Palmer. David F. Rooney photo
New Zealand-born painter Sue Davies has gained a reputation for her mountain landscapes but, as she shows with this work, Winter Berries, the smaller details of the world around us don’t escape her notice. David F. Rooney photo
Tanis Rebbetoy clearly enjoys crafting delicate and lovely birds from humble clay — and she does a good job of it, too. David F. Rooney photo
Julie Kozek’s acrylic painting, Nichol Road Path, invites you to go exploring. David F. Rooney photo