The Grand prize winner has been announced for the Prince Edward County Arts Trail’s ABLAZE WITH COLOUR Fall promotion.
Alexandra Walker Turner, a resident of Toronto, is the grand prize winner of ABLAZE WITH COLOUR with the winning ballot having been entered during her visit to Lustre and Tarnish in Picton.
The Fall promotion allowed visitors at participating PEC Arts Trail studios and galleries to enter ballots between Sept. 18, and Oct. 18, 2020 with their visits.
“The ABLAZE WITH COLOUR Fall Promotion was a great success,” said PEC Arts Trail Committee Chair and artist and co-owner of ANDARA Gallery Tara Wilkinson. “It allowed participating Arts Trail members to showcase all they have to offer this season while providing visitors with the opportunity to win an exciting Grand Prize. Thanks to the generosity of our strategic partners STAYPEC and Sandbanks Vacations and Tours.”
The Grand Prize for ABLAZE WITH COLOUR includes a $400 Gift Certificate from STAYPEC which can be used towards two night’s accommodation for two at any StayPEC location; a $350 Gift Certificate towards the purchase of art at any participating PEC Arts Trail location and a Gift Certificate (valued at $230) for a Half-Day Wine Tour for two, courtesy of Sandbanks Vacations and Tours. The total value of the Grand Prize is approximately $1,000.
When contacted, Walker Turner was thrilled to learn she had won the prize.
“This is terrific, really brightened my week!” expressed Walker Turner. “We thoroughly enjoyed our last trip to the County and look forward to our next. Wow, thank you!”
Established in 2008, the Prince Edward County Arts Trail – a self-drive tour of professional, year-round artist studios and galleries – has been a signature experience for thousands of art lovers, buyers and collectors to the County for over a decade. The Arts Trail’s professional artists and curators create and present unforgettable works in sculpture, paintings, glass, ceramics, silk, photography, jewellery and more.
The Prince Edward County Arts Trail program is operated by a Steering Committee of professional member artists and gallery owners – under the auspices of the Prince Edward County Arts Council (PECAC in partnership with the County of Prince Edward and the Ontario Arts Council. The PECAC is a registered non-profit organization that has charitable status.
The PEC Arts Trail studios and galleries are open year-round and are now gearing up for the holiday season. Download the bilingual Arts Trail Guide and Map and watch for the distinctive blue Arts Trail signs out front of member studios and galleries.
Prior to visiting, everyone is encouraged to check individual Arts Trail member websites for hours of operation and for COVID-19 Safety Protocols. Masks and social distancing are mandatory at all Arts Trail locations.
For more information or to plan a visit on the PEC Art Trail please visit www.artstrail.ca/map
For more information on STAYPEC please visit www.staypec.com
For more information on Sandbanks Vacations and Tours please visit www.sandbanksvacations.com