Artists chosen for Banner Project

“Poppy Cock” by Ilona Webster. - Submitted photo
“Poppy Cock” by Ilona Webster.
— image credit: Submitted photo

Spring has sprung and The Arts Station is happy to announce the artists chosen for the eleventh annual Banner Project. Dozens and dozens of pieces by a wide variety of artists were submitted, making it tough for the team of adjudicators to narrow it down to just 34. From painting, quilting, photography, pottery, and glass, there were many mediums to choose from. The depth and variety of the artwork chosen is what makes the Banner Project's eleventh year its most successful yet.

The completed banners will be displayed at The Arts Station on Thursday, April 17 at 7 pm before being hung along Second Avenue in downtown Fernie. Anyone interested can sponsor a banner for $100. After being displayed for one year, the banner will belong to its sponsor.

The Banner Project celebrates the diversity of the Elk Valley's many artists. While it wouldn't be possible without support from the City of Fernie and the Fernie Arts Council, sponsorship from the community is what keeps the project sustainable.

The 2014 Banner Project artists are:

Irene Atkinson, Autumn Evening

Florence Baturin, Inquisitive

Alice Booth, Autumn View

Grace Brulotte, Serenity

Pamm Ciupa, Cold Smoke

Carol Cohen, Ceramic Blue Heron

Diane Costerton, Dog’s Life

Marla DeBoon, A Canadian, Eh!

Dryden Gris, Blue Moon

Megan Hauesler, Bluebird

Jessica Henderson, White Knight

Tara Higgins, Two’s Company

Margaret Hinton, Memories

Darrell Kaisner, Buffalo

Parker Kennedy, Catching Snowflakes

Holly Kimola, Pretty Wheel

Marie-Claude Lemire, Wish Upon A Shooting Star

Beulah Limber, Double Time

Beulah Limber, Constellation 1

Anne Majic, Winter Magic

Mary Menduk, Outcrop

Donna Miller, Coal Creek Fernie

Pat Moore, Woodland Floor

Angela Morgan, Happiness happens when you are moving towards something

Laura Nelson, Winter Flow

Terry Nelson, Kootenay Blue

Jean-Yves Ouellette, The Eye

Katherine Russell, Strata

Brina Schenk, Take Flight

Donna Sheppard, Winds of Change

Avery Sikkes, Snowman

Karen Sims, Summer’s Blush

Ilona Webster, Poppy Cock

Marcia Welsh, Nordic Nirvan


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