New exibit for local artists

Petite and Priced Right runs Dec. 1-18 at the Hope Arts Gallery on Fort Street.

Jan Kalinski with a sample of his penguin character used for comic script art in England.

Hope Artists Guild is hosting a special show next month called Petite and Priced Right.

The exhibit features about 20 artists in a variety of mediums, including raku, jewelry, watercolour and acryllic paintings.

An artists reception is planned on Dec. 4 from 2-4 p.m. at the Hope Arts Gallery. Jan Kalinski will be one of several artists drawing free cartoons portraits at the event. He recently moved to Hope from England, where he was a cartoonist producing his own comic books. Kalinski now teaches art classes with different mediums at The Art Machine in Hope.

Other artists offering free cartoon portraits are Shannon Larson and Joan Pelles.

Hope and District Arts Council is helping host the reception as part of their WinterFest celebrations sponsored by Envision Financial.

Petite and Priced Right runs Dec. 1-18 at the Hope Arts Gallery on Fort Street.

For more information, call 604-869-2408.

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