Submitted Article. Photo by Jason Setnyk.
Cornwall Ontario — TAG Cornwall was a busy place Saturday August 8th as $1,000 in cash prizes were handed out to area artists who placed in the New Faces Juried Show.
Rain Kazymerchyk won first place from our jurors Lorna Foreman and Ramona MacDonald
Mark Anthony Watt & Ken Muir were tied for second place.
Ryan Hill of Akwesasne took the President’s Choice award as well as some invidual category wins, and Jade Thompson was The People’s Choice!
Some of their work is now for sale in the TAG Artist Guild Market which continues in the gallery with original art for sale for as little as $15 before the arrival of Aislin !
“The focus of our board is to create a true Arts Economy in our region. Artists need to earn money to elevate their careers and become an attraction for our community. It’s expensive to professionally practice art. We need our artists to earn more money”, said Wyatt Walsh, President of TAG Cornwall.
From September 13 to October 8th one of Canada’s most famous political cartoonists work will be on display and for sale as a fundraiser for the 33 year old public art gallery whose funding was cut by City Hall.
Terry Mosher (AISLIN) will be in the gallery on September 19th autographing and personalizing some of his work.
Books are already on sale at the gallery.