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Search is on for missing art

This painting by Joshua Wallace is supposed to be hanging in the Vernon Parkade but has gone missing since it was created during the Riot on the Roof event in August 2014.
Image Credit: Contributed/Vernon Public Art Gallery
October 05, 2014 - 2:39 PM

VERNON – While organizers of the Riot on the Roof fundraiser for the Vernon Art Gallery aren’t using the word ‘stolen’ they do say some works of art from the event has been ‘moved.’

The art was created for the walls at the Vernon Parkade during the Aug. 23 event.

“We are trying to find them so they can be mounted for all the public to enjoy,” says a post to the art gallery’s Facebook page.

Included in the missing art is a painting by Joshua Wallace.

If anyone knows where they pieces of art have gone, you are asked to call the Vernon Public Art Gallery at 250-545-3173.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at chelston@infonews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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