Fred Peters at Yellowbird Arts Gallery

Nanaimo and Area Land TrustYellowbird Arts Gallery in the Country Club Center, 3200 Island Highway North, Nanaimo, has announced a special event to benefit the Nanaimo Area Land Trust (NALT) and the Salvation Army Christmas food drive. On Friday, November 14, 2008, from 6 to 9 pm, Yellowbird Arts Gallery will be hosting an art show featuring local artist and Nanaimo Cultural award recipient Fred Peters. During the show Fred will be finishing an original acrylic painting that will be available for purchase only by silent Auction (the silent auction will run from November 14 until December 2, 2008). All proceeds from the sale of the original painting will be donated to NALT for their save Mount Benson campaign.

During this special event, Yellowbird Arts will be collecting canned goods for the Salvation Army Christmas food drive. Anyone who donates a canned food item or a cash donation to the Salvation Army will be entered into the draw to win a Fred Peters framed print.

A collection of Fred Peters's newest original paintings as well as new release limited edition prints will be on display and available for purchase during the event and will remain on display until November 30. Visit the store on November 14 and observe this very talented local artist create an original artwork, enjoy some refreshments, and view Fred's newest original artwork and limited edition prints. For more information, contact Yellowbird Arts Gallery at 250-758-2480.

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