Gallery 78 is honoured to present “O Canada – Our Home and Native Land”. The gallery was chosen to host this major national juried exhibition of the Society of Canadian Artists (SCA) celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday. This exhibition also commemorates the 60th anniversary of the SCA. There are 51 artworks by 40 artists representing six provinces from coast to coast. The opening reception will be held on Friday, June 16 from 5 to 7 PM, when the awards will be presented. Five artists will be honoured with awards totalling $3,000, including the prestigious Mary Pratt Crystal Award. This award was created in 2014 in recognition of the artist’s status in the Canadian arts community for over 50 years. Mary Pratt is an honorary member of The Society of Canadian Artists.
About the Society of Canadian Artists - The Society of Canadian Artists is a national, non-profit artists’ organization dedicated to expanding the visibility and stature of the visual arts. SCA has representation in all of the visual arts media. They respect historical roots, are aware of the current world, and are future-minded. The SCA is comprised of almost 400 elected and associate members from across Canada.