24th Annual ART IN THE COUNTY Juried Exhibition and Sale
Was presented by the Prince Edward County Arts Council (PECAC) and Welch LLP
June 23 – July 9, 2017
289 Main St. Picton
Located in the gallery upstairs above Books & Company
10-6 Monday to Saturday
10-5 Sundays (except last day July 9th closes at 3)
Children aged 12 and under free
Admission was FREE on Canada Day
Sponsored by The Elizabeth Crombie Real Estate Team – Royal LePage ProAlliance Realty Brokerage.
Welcome to Art In The County!
The very successful 2017 Art in the County show is over for another year. Thank-you to the Artists, Jurors, Sponsors, Volunteers and Organizing Committee who made the 24th Annual Art in the County Juried Exhibition and Sale a huge success. Click here for a list of their names. Special thanks to Karen Tiller, Vanessa Pandos, Marvin Bedward, Jack Cluett, Andrew Csafordi, Ramesh Pooran, Janice Edwards, Angela Strachan, Claudia Jean McCabe, Caroline Shuttle, Lori Robinson, Ontario Arts Council, County of Prince Edward and all County Inns, Resorts and B&Bs who participated in our hotel promotion.
In 2018, Art in the County will celebrate its 25th anniversary. We are excited to celebrate this milestone and are preparing for the best show ever! Watch this space for more information about our plans as they unfold.
July 9, 2017
Art in the County is pleased to announce that the winner of the People’s Choice Award is Susan Straiton of Milford for her oil painting “Radiance”.
Many thanks to award sponsor, The Elizabeth Crombie Real Estate Team – Royal LePage ProAlliance Realty Brokerage.
July 8, 2017
The 1,500th visitor to the Art in the County Juried Exhibition and Sale was identified during the show. The winner of a one night stay for two in the Babylon Cabin at Angeline’s Inn with breakfast provided by The Hubb Eatery and Lounge was Marianne Sanders of Cherry Valley.
19 April, 2017
Media Launch for the 2017 show. Call for artist entries announced.
9 June, 2017
Deadline for artist entry. See To Exhibit/Important Dates for other important dates for artists.
22 June, 2017
VIP Advance Preview – early buying opportunity, by invitation only.
See VIP Advance Preview
23 June, 2017
Opening Night Reception for artists, sponsors and PECAC members.
Winners of the jurors’ awards and the Otto Rogers award will be announced.
See Opening Night Reception
1 July, 2017
Admission is free.
9 July 2017
Closing day. Winner of the People’s Choice Award will be announced.
2017 Award Winners
ARTIST WINNERS gather together at the 24th Annual ART IN THE COUNTY Juried Exhibition and Sale
- (Back Row L-R – JURORS AWARD WINNERS) – SaraLou Miller, Graham Davies, Tom Ashbourne, Roderick Samuel, Lesley Snyder
- (Front L-R – HONOURABLE MENTION WINNERS) – Kato Wake, Caroline Shuttle, Andrea Piller, Pauline Dinham
- (Front-Far Right) Buffy Carruthers, Winner – 2017 Otto Rogers Award For Excellence
- Photo by Tara Wilkinson
2017 Juror Award Winners
|Tom Ashbourne||Georgia||Peach Alabaster||Frugal & Co.|
|Graham Davies||Sofie’s Dream||Analog Photograph||SideStreet Gallery|
|Roderick Samuel||Persian Flaw||Furniture||Mad Dog Gallery|
|Lesley Snyder||Storm||Wool & Silk||City Revival|
|Saralou Miller||La Dauphine Crème du Comté||Sculptural Fashion-Textile/Mixed Media||Evelyn & Doug Sloane|
2017 Honourable Mentions
Sponsored by Dr. Yasin Polara, Family Dentistry @ Picton
|Krista Dalby||Corrugated Cohen||Cardboard|
|Pauline Dinham||Hallelujah||Acrylic on Plexiglass|
|Andrea Piller||Through the Big Swamp||Stoneware and Glazes|
|Caroline Shuttle||An Abundance||Glass & Metal|
|Kato Wake||Lemons in Buffy’s Bowl||Oil on Canvas|