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P.E.I. Summer Arts Auction planned for August 2020

‘Kapempant (Airplane)’, an acrylic on canvas painting by Mary Ann Penashue, was recently purchased by The Rooms provincial museum for the provincial art bank. -COURTESY OF CHRISTINA PARKER GALLERY
This example of Canadian art, ‘Kapempant (Airplane)’, acrylic on canvas by Mary Ann Penashue, is owned by The Rooms provincial museum in St. John's, Nfld. -COURTESY OF CHRISTINA PARKER GALLERY

The P.E.I. Summer Arts Auction is set to return in 2020. 

Gallery 18 and Roberts Auctioneering will partner for the event to be held next August. 

G18 and Roberts are inviting consignments for the sale, which will feature original P.E.I. and Canadian art, antique maps and prints and important Island books and collectibles. 

In particular, organizers are looking for works by P.E.I. artists Elaine Harrison, Georgie Read Barton, Erica Rutherford, Helen Haszard and Robert Harris. They are also seeking early L.M. Montgomery books and autographs, 19th-century Island photographs and P.E.I. pottery. 

The 2020 Summer Arts Auction is being planned for Saturday, Aug. 15. Entries for consignments will close in mid-May of 2020. For more information, contact Aubrey Bell or Arlene Roberts.

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