Arts Council for the South Shuswap have issued a call for artists in order to make the Shuswap Festival of the Arts sustainable.
The 2015 festival will take place July 23-26 in the South Shuswap.
This year’s festival will take on a few format, incorporating all forms of art – visual, performing and culinary.
Those taking in the festival can enjoy complimentary access to many venues in Sorrento and Blind Bay to view works of art. Each evening on Centennial Field in Blind Bay, they can enjoy fabulous musical entertainment, including Cod Gone Wild on July 24.
The festival will offer many workshops in felting and fibre arts, pottery, painting and more.
A children’s theatre camp will take place through the week leading up to the festival. Participants will present their work as a Theatre in the Park presentation on July 25.
“We have about 50 artists involved and need 75 to 80 to make this a go on a yearly basis,” says Karen Brown, general manager of the South Shuswap Chamber of Commerce.
Any artist wishing to participate is asked to indicate their intention by registering through the Arts Council for the South Shuswap website at www.shuswaparts.com, or by calling Karen at 250-515-3276.