Joseph Farqueson’s Glowed with Tints of Evening Hours

Artists to show duplicates of master paintings

Members of the Peachland Art Group have copied famous paintings for their latest show and sale, Fakes and Forgeries.

Members of the Peachland Art Group have copied famous paintings for their latest show and sale, Fakes and Forgeries.

Thirty-five of the more than 70 members in the art group participated in the challenge.

The criteria for the artist was that the master painter has to be deceased for at least 50 years plus one month.

The Peachland Art Group was founded 54 years ago by Mary Smith and others.

In addition to painting for pleasure and enjoyment, members of the art group also participate in numerous arts-based community events in Peachland.

The 54th Annual Show and Sale is held Saturday, May 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Peachland Community Centre, Beach Avenue and 6th Street.

Admission is by donation.


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