March 29, 2010: Three lucky individuals won art collections on Friday, March 26th, through the More Easy Pieces Ticket Draw. The draw was a fundraiser for Visual Artists Newfoundland and Labrador (VANL-CARFAC), to support programming and services including the Colin MacNee Emergency Fund, which supports artist members in times of crisis.
There were three art collections, and a wide variety of work from a diverse array of artists throughout the province. Pieces include painting, photography, sculpture, fine ceramics, and printmaking.
Kaila Bush-Blais of St. John’s was the winner of Collection I, featuring work by Valerie Hodder, David Kaarsemaker, Reed Weir, Jennifer Barrett and Margaret Ryall.
Susan Sullivan of Grand Falls-Windsor won Collection II, which contained works by Candace Fulford, Audrey Feltham, Jay Kimball, Marlene MacCallum and Mavis Penney.
Finally, George Murray of St. John’s takes home Collection III, with work by Michael Pittman, Anita Singh, Charlotte Jones and Colette Urban.
The draw was held at 5 pm on March 26th at Devon House, 59 Duckworth St. VANL-CARFAC would like to thank all those individuals who purchased tickets for this fundraiser for their contributions to VANL’s continued programming. The organization would also like to extend heartfelt thanks to the talented artists who contributed work to this event.