Art sale in Qualicum Beach

The sale will run from April 16 to 23 at The Old School House

One of The Old School House Art Centre’s most popular event is back this month.

It’s the 11th anniversary for the Art from the Attic Sale at TOSH.

People can bring in their paintings, prints, lithographs or photographs to sell in the art gallery.

Early bird registration is April 11 to 15 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. People can phone in to book an appointment.

The charge for early bird registration is $5, and $1 per painting.

Regular registration is on Saturday, April 16 between 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m

Once the artwork hits the wall on April 16, the sale starts. It will run until April 23, but on April 20 the artwork will be marked down. On the last day, people can make offers on the sale pieces.

Last year, there were more than 600 pieces that were priced between $5 and $2,500. The average price point was set under $200.

There will be works of art in oil, acrylic, watercolour and pastel depicting a variety of themes such as floral, landscape, abstract or representational showcased.

Featured paintings are from well-known artists and local favourites.

the artist or seller gets 60 per cent of each piece sold, while TOSH gets 40 per cent.

Each painting needs an entry form which is available at the front desk or it can be filled out on April 16.

— NEWS Staff/TOSH