Exhibition and Gala

The OurLand@150 Youth Photography Exhibition ran from October 23 – 31, 2017 at Arta Gallery. The top 30 images, as determined by public votes via social media, were on display.

The Gala to celebrate the exhibition was on October 29, 2017. It was an afternoon filled with local art, food, live music, and fun.




We were joined by judges, Cheryl Powers and Vincent Luk. The third judge, Connie Hartviksen, was unable to join us.

Taylor Wilson was the People’s Choice winner. Certificates of Merit went to Jacob Ke, Allyson Saunders, Mark Su and Nicola Wenn. The grand prize winner was Carolyn Vandervelde.






Alyssa Baker provided the live music. She is a young Canadian singer-songwriter/musician/actor on the rise, whose credits span the genres of television and music. Read Alyssa’s bio.