Scholarships and Awards

Blair Borden Memorial Arts Award:   For adult musicians of all abilities wanting to further their musical education. Blair Borden Award Application Form

Marie Manson Memorial Award: For emerging and mid-career artists in visual, performing or literary arts.  Marie Manson Application Form

Art Gallery Exhibition Proposal Guidelines

Our mission is to share, educate, record, challenge and inspire participation in the visual arts, enhancing our common experience.

Guidelines: This art gallery strives to present significant contemporary Canadian art to the Shuswap area, as well as celebrate mid-career regional artists. Opportunities for emerging artists can be found in the annual members’ exhibition and other selected group exhibitions.  The best way to exhibit at this gallery is to become a member and participate in community exhibitions.

Submissions are reviewed three times per year.  Send your proposal to Box 1181 Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4P3 or email to Your information package to the gallery should include:

Covering letter addressed to Exhibition Program Committee:  Write about who you are and an outline of your proposal, including whether it is a solo or group proposal.

Curriculum Vitae:  Mailing address, phone number, email address and website, education, exhibition history, teaching experience or other employment relating to your art, reviews and/or articles, awards and scholarships

Artist Statement:  Describe the focus of your recent work and the ideas you wish to communicate. If your proposal is a project with a predetermined curatorial theme, outline this clearly. Group show proposals should have a common curatorial theme and a title.

Digital Images:  Include as many as are needed to communicate the scope and range of your work.  On your CD, name each file with the corresponding number to image list. Include title, media, size, price, and year produced on the image list.  Group show proposals must submit images from each participating artist.

Wednesday on the Wharf

For musicians wishing to perform at Wednesday On the Wharf, indicate your interest by emailing your EPK to Bands must write/perform original music. A balance of local and touring bands are selected each year.