The Oliver-based artists’ collective known as the Ripoff Artists are getting ready to “lift” the work of Group of Seven painter Lawren Harris, “Mount Lefroy”.
Each exhibit, the Ripoffs select one famous piece of artwork for inspiration. Each artist in the collective then works independently in their chosen medium to capture the essence of the masterpiece. The Ripoff Artists excel in photography, wood working, 3-D, weaving, felting, quilting, encaustic (hot wax) art, mixed media collage. In previous years, the artists have “ripped off” such great artists as Vincent Van Gogh, Gustav Klimt, and Georgia O’Keeffe. Their interpretations are always breathtaking in their creativity!
Find out the artists’ visions at the opening reception. Drop by to watch the artists at work during the week. Return for the final frenzy and the finished creations on the Saturday.
Come experience Harris’ “Mount Lefroy” with all your senses!Monday June 28 – Saturday July 3 Quail’s Nest Arts Centre 34274 – 95th Street, Oliver BC Opening Reception: Monday June 28 6 – 8 p.m. Daily Demonstrations in Studio: Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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