Calling Photographers! Arts Rising Festival Sept 21 – 24!

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Do you have an eye for the Okanagan? 

We’re calling all photographers – of all ages and skill levels – to participate in the Photography Exhibition Contest which will be displayed at Felts Photo & Printing (“Felts Photo”) during the Arts Rising Festival being held in Penticton September 21 – 24, 2017.

The Photography Exhibition Contest will be judged by professionals and members of our community and there are two prizes to be won for each entrant category. Winners will be announced at the Exhibition Opening at the start of the Festival.

The Photography Exhibition Contest is open to Professional, Amateur and Junior (to age 18) photographers. Photographs must represent Okanagan Culture in the following categories: People, Landscapes, Wildlife and Miscellaneous. You can enter a maximum of four photos into the Contest. Entry cost is $10 per submitted photo (this covers printing your photo 8” X 10” for display as part of the Photography Exhibition at Felts Photo). Submissions accepted at Felts Photo from September 1st, and the contest entry deadline is by 4:30 pm on September 7, 2017. First prize in each entrant category is valued at $50, and runner-up prize in each entrant category is valued at $35.

For more details and full contest rules, please visit

About Arts Rising Penticton

This September we are excited to present the inauguration of Arts Rising Penticton; a four day multi-disciplinary, multi-venue arts festival on September 21-24, 2017.  Arts Rising is about the celebration of the power of art to unite, build and change community.

The vision of Arts Rising Penticton is to showcase and celebrate the important work our artists do in adding to the vitality and growth of our community.  Through integrative and innovative programming Arts Rising Penticton will unite and activate artists, arts organizations, small businesses, specialist consultants and contractors, city staff and the general public.

Arts Rising Penticton is brought to you by the Penticton & District Community Arts Council

For more information visit our website at

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