Saturday, July 12, 2008

juried exhibit opportunity

Inspired by the Susquehanna
The Cultural Council of Luzerne County is pleased to announce our Third Annual Juried Exhibition. The theme of this year's competition promotes the power of artistic expression to enhance awareness and stewardship of the Susquehanna River Watershed. Work does not have to depict the river.

-Artist must be a resident of PA, NY or MD. Original work must have been created within the past three (3) years. A maximum of three pieces may be submitted and there is a $20 entry fee for each piece of work.
-Work will be accepted in three categories:
Painting:Oil, acrylic, watercolors, or mixed media, painted on a two-dimensional surface.
Photography:Black & white or color (digital or film) photography.
Works on Paper:Prints, drawings, pastels or mixed media on paper.
-Selection Juror: ROB EVANS Rob Evans, artist and curator of the Visions of the Susquehanna exhibition and a Wyoming Valley native, has work displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Gallery, among many others. His work is also represented in many private collections.www.robevansart.net

The exhibition will be presented at the Luzerne County Courthouse, which celebrates its centennial in 2009. There will be a gala opening reception on October 10th, and the exhibition will run through November 7th. Submissions must be postmarked no later than August 20th.A total of $1,100 in awards will be presented in each of the three categories, as well as Best of Show. CALL for ARTISTS Complete instructions and a form which must be submitted by all participating artists are available in the Call for Artists (PDF 548k). The Call for Artists may also be obtained by calling the Cultural Council at 570-408-4439. Please leave your name and complete address. For additional information, email cclcarts@gmail.com
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