Gifts of Art for $100 & Under - theHumm November 2019
Gifts of Art for $100 & Under - theHumm November 2019
It’s that time of year again — when you can find fun, affordable art for yourself or for others at the West Carleton Arts Society’s $100 and Under Show and Sale. More than 25 local artists and artisans will be selling their work at St. Paul’s United Church in Carp, from Friday, December 6 to Sunday the 8th.
“This is the fifth year of this show, and it keeps getting better,” says Judy Barr, one of the organizers. “We have a wonderful range of artists and artisans selling a variety of high-quality items. As the name implies, all work is priced at $100 or less.”
“Visitors to the show will find a fabulous selection of items, including fine art, pottery, jewellery, photography and textile work,” adds co-organizer Ginny Fobert. “It’s a perfect place to get different and original gifts for the holidays.”
Attendance and parking are free, and the venue is wheelchair accessible. The show runs from 2–8pm on Friday, from 9am to 4pm on Saturday, and from 11am to 4pm on Sunday. St. Paul’s United Church is located at 3780 Carp Rd. Look for the large orange West Carleton Arts Society flags.
Established in 1988, the WCAS is an active, non-profit volunteer organization of vibrant, talented visual artists and fine crafts people. Its dynamic program includes monthly ARTiculate Fireside artist chats, an annual Spring Into Art Conference, the fall Expressions of Art fine art and fine crafts show, and the $100 & Under Christmas sale. Member benefits include opportunities to show work at several local venues and to engage with other regional artists.
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