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'Beyond the Line' FCA Juried Art Show Opening & Awards Ceremony

November 8 5:30 to 8:30 pm

The West Kootenay Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists (WKCFCA) is presenting “Beyond the Line,” a juried exhibit of paintings, at the VISAC Gallery, downtown Trail, from November 8th to December 13th.

"Beyond the Line” is well represented by ten WKCFCA artists: Sandra Donohue and Astrid Pinkerton of Robson: Lis Semenoff of Trail; Barb Pistak of Rossland; Robyn Gold of Salmo; Sandra Irvine of Nelson; Helen Whyte of Kaslo; Elaine Alfoldy of Erickson; Carol Retzlaff of Glade; and Darlene Dautel of Grand Forks.

- The opening reception is on Friday, November 8th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and features an opportunity for the public to vote on their favourite painting.
- ** Awards will be presented at 7:15 p.m ** 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, along with Mayor's Choice & People's Choice!
- Everyone is invited
- Refreshments offered.

The Federation of Canadian Artists, founded in 1941, is a community of artists and art lovers. The head office and gallery are located in Vancouver, on Granville Island, where bi-monthly juried exhibits by emerging and signature artists are featured. Its mission is to promote the passion and pleasure of the visual arts through exhibition, education and communication. The FCA, a non-profit organization has chapters throughout Canada. More information about the FCA membership, exhibits, and workshops can be found on its website: . The West Kootenay Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists was founded in Trail, in 2001.For information about the WKCFCA, visit their website: , or visit their Facebook page West Kootenay Chapter FCA.

VISAC Director Kristen Renn and the WKCFCA would like to thank the following sponsors for their support: The City of Trail, the Trail and District Arts Council, Columbia Basin Trust, and the Kootenay Savings Credit Union. The VISAC Gallery, a charitable non-profit Community Gallery, was established in 1989. Located at 1501 Cedar Ave., (Lower Level), Trail, B.C., is open Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, contact the VISAC Gallery at

Town: Rossland, BC
Venue: VISAC Gallery
Address: 1501 Cedar Ave Trail lowest level of community building