Preview KAG art auction items

Bid on art pieces online by April 6, or at the Appetite for Art gala fundraiser on April 9

Take a sneak peek at more than 30 amazing works of art that will be available for purchase at the Kelowna Art Gallery’s annual Appetite for Art Fundraiser.

An online gallery of the works can be seen on the fundraiser event page on kelownaartgallery.com. New this year is the ability for people to bid online leading up to the fundraiser.

Participating artists include Doug Alcock, Lynden Beesley, Amy Burkard, Connor Charlesworth, Rod Charlesworth, Jessie Dunlop, Ken Gillespie, Clea Haugo, Erica Hawkes, Jessica Hedrick, Fern Helfand, Michael Hermesh, Byron Johnstad, Jim Kalnin, Danielle Krysa, Jan Little, Wanda Lock, Hanss Lujan, Jolene Mackie, Debra Martin, Sue McCarrell, Joanne McKechnie, Carol Munro, Fiona Neal, Joanne Onrait, Carney Oudendag, Kyle L. Poirier, Kristine Sloan, Mary Smith McCulloch, Leanne Spanza, Johann Wessels, Meghan Wise, Gale Woodhouse and Nicole Young.

The concept behind Appetite for Art is to combine a celebration of the best in local cuisine with a selection of art that guests can purchase and take home – all raising dollars to support children’s and educational programming at the Gallery.

The online auction will close on Wednesday, April 6, however attendees of the gala fundraiser on Saturday, April 9, will have a final opportunity to place bids between 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Tickets for the Appetite for Art Fundraiser are available at $120 per person, or four for $420. Purchased them directly from the gallery, by calling 250-762-2226, or online at www.kelownaartgallery.com.

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