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16th Annual Art on the Line Fundraiser 

UBC Okanagan’s Department of Creative Studies, and the Visual Arts Course Union, is excited to present its 16th annual Art on the Line Gala & Fundraiser this coming February 3rd, 2018. This popular annual event brings together the local arts community to celebrate the work of our students, faculty, alumni, as well as artists practicing in the community in the spirit of raising funds.

What | Art on the Line Gala and Fundraiser - with your host, Michael V. Smith! Buy tickets

When | Saturday, February 3, 2018. Doors open at 6:00pm

Where | UBC Okanagan Fipke Building - 3247 University Way

Cost |  $185 (One ticket admits 2 people, guarantees 1 piece of artwork)

Tickets for $10 can also be purchased at the door for those guests who want to attend the event, but not purchase a piece of artwork. 

Click HERE to purchase your tickets now! 

The evening is an entertaining art raffle with many more exciting prizes available to be won. Approximately 145 works of art are collected from local artists, faculty, and students. One ticket admits you and a guest to the event, and guarantees winning one work of art from the collection. Even the last ticket drawn has a choice from 31 works, which creates an atmosphere of suspense and entertainment.

The gala is hosted by creative writing prof. Michael V. Smith and features a wide selection of art, food, refreshments.

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"I love Art on the Line. There is so much talent in the valley, and so many great students studying fine art at UBC Okanagan. Art on the Line is the best place to see work by all of our local artists. It's a fun night to support students. AND, you walk away with a great piece of work for your walls." ~ Michael V. Smith


Funds raised from this event are distributed amongst the Visual Arts Course Union to financially aid with events such as the 4th year graduate exhibition, visiting artists, and art focused student trips. This year, 10% of the proceeds will go to Cool Arts Society

Call for Submissions - Deadline January 10

The committee is currently accepting donations in the form of two and three dimensional artworks. Each submission is auctioned off at the event through a randomly drawn raffle process whereby auction ticket holders have purchased full price tickets at $185.00. As the goal is to offer the best selection of artwork, the request is that donations be of suitable quality and equivalent to the auction ticket price.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Donations must be received before January 10th, 2018 at 4:00 pm.
  • All donations must be individually identified with a submission form attached to each work. 
  • All works must be ready to hang or display

Drop-off location and times: Contact Art on the Line Coordinators Megan Byers and Jamie Roozant: artontheline.aotl@gmail.com


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