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If you are here to join the ART CRAWL or PURPLE BANNER STUDIO & GALLERY GUIDE you need to be a paid CCA member. Please fill out your information in the Membership Form, scroll to the bottom to checkout where you can add ART CRAWL and/or PURPLE BANNER GUIDE to your cart.

ART CRAWL $145.00 — Deadline JULY 15 2022 (late fees will apply)
PURPLE BANNER STUDIO & GALLERY GUIDE $120.00 — 2022/2023 Deadline : April 1, 2022. (late fees will apply)

Art Crawl Listing Details


Applications deadline July 15, 2022

Showcasing artists from Langdale/Gambier Island to Earls Cove

This is an opportunity to participate in this community event and showcase your talent to visitors (in 2021 during our 2nd year of Covid, following all the pandemic protocols, there were over 37,000 studio visits with $528,000+ in recorded sales).

Following the Covid-19 Health restrictions at the time of the Crawl, in-person visits were possible following all the current (at that time) health regulations. Please be reassured that in 2022, we will continue to follow all Provincial Health Guidelines to ensure the safety of participating artists and crawlers.

Details to join the 2022 Sunshine Coast Art Crawl October 21, 22, 23 2022 to come.

View the 2021 Art Crawl printed brochure

Purple Banner Tour Details

Purple Banners wave from the sides of the road as part of a self-guided arts tour. The Map Guide is a chance for the public to discover galleries, private studios and shops that offer original creations from local artists throughout the year.  

The Purple Banner Studio & Gallery Guide printed brochure goes on the shelves annually in May. We print and broadly distribute 20,000 copies which are racked on BC Ferries and the downtown Tourism Vancouver Visitors Centre and many other locations on and off coast.

Criteria to be in the Purple Banner Guide Regular Listings: ($120)

We want to meet our visitors’ expectations by setting a policy requiring that 70% of the product within the studio or gallery be created by local artists or artisans. A call ahead symbol on the listing is available for those not open regular hours.

 ‘Art on the Side’ Listing: ($120)

This is a separate category, not in the regular listings, for retail outlets supporting the arts, e.g. a gallery in a local restaurant, gift/décor outlets, art supply store etc. (Image, text and price same as regular listing)

Festival Event Display ads (space is limited) ($190)

Display ads for Annual Festivals on the Sunshine Coast
Size: 3.5″ wide x 0.964” high at 300 dpi as .jpg or pdf

Regular and Art on the Side Listing details:
  • Text for the printed brochure must be ONLY 250 CHARACTERS. This includes: name, description, address, phone, web address AND spaces.
  • Images for the printed guide must be 1” wide x .78” high at 300 dpi as .jpg or pdf
Other Advertising Available in Brochure:

For extra exposure, we offer limited ‘display advertising’ spots:
Full panel: $1,400 | ½ panel: $725 | ¼ panel: $360 | 3.5” x .964: $190 (this is the same size as the festival display ads)

Please contact us by email for more information. 

Purple Banner Flags and poles (optional)
  • For Purple Banner participants only
  • $55 for flag and hardware
  • $45 for flag only
Deadline for 2022-2023 Purple Banner Studio & Gallery Guide is March 31, 2022.

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