State of the Art Preview
State of the Art is a FREE art exhibition that runs the entirety of the World Ski & Snowboard Festival. The event has grown significantly since its inception into the WSSF in 2009. This marquee event is now housed in the Grand Foyer of the Whistler Conference Centre.
Over 50 artists will have their works featured in this year's event, with more than 50% off them as new participants for 2013. The event is a mix of local and international artists looking to push the boundaries of young and hip artwork. Most of the art creations have a base in street art or pop art however there is no limit on what will and can be showed. This art show is open to all styles of art and is sure to appeal to every type of art lover. To check out a full list of this year's participating artists click here.
For the first time ever, State of the Art will run the entirety of the festival. The art exhibition will be open 10 days from April 12 - 21.
State of the Art Galler Hours
April 12 - 20: 12PM to 6PM
April 21: 10AM to 2PM
* when you attend a gala night (ticketed events at the Whistler Conference Centre) you can view the art show as part of the event.
If you can't make it to this year's event, WSSF is offering an online store so anyone can view the art pieces and possibly scoop one up. The online store is now live and will showcase the same pieces of art that will be featured at this year's show. You can view the art store at www.artstore.wssf.com and it will be open until April 21, 2013.
One of the cool new features of this year's show is the Instagram Art Show. Art enthusiasts are encouraged to tweet their own art creations using the hashtag #SOTA. Photos and messages tagged with #SOTA will appear on a live screen at the State of the Art Show. So even if you’re not a featured artist at the event you can still have you creations viewed by the masses.
Don't forget to stop by the State of the Art Show when you’re in town for the WSSF. The Whistler Conference Centre is located in the heart of the Village just minutes away from all of the WSSF events.
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Posted by Aava Whistler Hotel on Friday, April 05, 2013