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Exhibiting Artists - Nanaimo Fine Art Show 2017 Important Dates & Notes

We are happy to announce that 84 Paintings have been accepted into this years show.

A First-place prize of $1000 will be awarded; a Second-place prize of $750 and a Third-place prize of $500 from the jurors' selections. The jurors will also select non-cash awards for Honorable Mentions. A People’s Choice Award will be awarded on show closing. This years jurors are Kathy Cameron (AFCA), Don Farrell (SFCA), and Clement Kwan (SFCA).

There will also be a separate Signature Member showcase for the jurors and qualified local Chapter Members.

A "Meet the artist Night" will be held on Saturday November 4th from 7-9pm with a silent auction.

Hanging Fees for accepted pieces:

  • $10.00 CAN per accepted entry to be paid after pieces have been accepted into the show. Paid by credit card through a Square invoice sent to you from the Nanaimo FCA Treasurer to the email used during registration. Expect invoices mid-late September. ​

Sale Commission:

  • NFCA takes a 20% Commission on sales during the show.

Important Dates in 2017


  • Friday, November 3rd, 8:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. (Noon) - Drop off at River Room in Vancouver Island Conference Center (All deliveries must be hand delivered; shipped deliveries are not permissible).

Events and Show Times:

  • Friday, November 3rd Gala reception by invitation only 7:00 p.m. – 9:00p.m. with sneak preview for prior buyers and sponsors starting at 6:00p.m.

  • Saturday, November 4th Show hours are 9:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.

  • Silent auction starts Nov. 4th at 9:00a.m. – 7:30pm.

  • Meet the Artist Nov. 4th at 7:00pm-9:00pm.

  • Sunday, November 5th Show hours are 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.


  • November 5th between 4:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. - Pick up paintings (Uncollected works left after 5:00 p.m. at owner’s risk. Contact the show chair Claudia Lohmann for related costs and storage charges).

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