Prince Edward County ARTS TRAIL Announces Winner of
“ABLAZE WITH COLOUR” Fall Promotion
Toronto resident “Blazed the PEC Arts Trail” … and won the exciting Grand Prize
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Prince Edward County, ON, November 1st, 2020 – The executive committee of the Prince Edward County ARTS TRAIL is pleased to announce that Alexandra Walker Turner of Toronto is the Grand Prize Winner of the PEC Arts Trail’s ABLAZE WITH COLOUR Fall Promotion. The winning ballot was entered during her visit to Lustre and Tarnish in Picton, ON.
Ms. Walker Turner’s name was successfully drawn from all of the ballots collected at participating PEC Arts Trail studios and galleries between September 18th and October 18th, 2020. The Grand Prize 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, Ms. Walker Turner was thrilled to learn she had won the prize. “This is terrific – really brightened my week! We thoroughly enjoyed our last trip to the County, and look forward to our next. Wow, thank you!” she said.
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 ABLAZE WITH COLOUR Fall Promotion was a great success. 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,” says Arts Trail Steering Committee Chair, Tara Wilkinson, artist and co-owner of ANDARA Gallery.
Arts Trail studios and galleries are open year-round and are now gearing up for the holiday season. Visit artstrail.ca to plan your visit. 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.
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 in partnership with the County of Prince Edward and the Ontario Arts Council. The Prince Edward County Arts Council (PECAC) is a registered non-profit organization that has charitable status.