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Artists wanted for Arts Council juried art show

PAUL SMITHS The Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks has annoucned its 19th annual Juried Art Show: Artistic Interpretations of the Environment, at the Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Center. This years theme will be titled Into The Light.The exhibit will be on display from Nov. 14 until Feb. 16, 2009, Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The opening reception will be at the APVIC on Nov. 14 from 4-6 p.m. with awards being given at 5 p.m. The jurors for this years show will be Mavis Miller, a photographer and the gallery director at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts and Dr. Jennifer Small an optometrist from Eye Peek in Lake Placid. The exhibit is open to all 2-D artists working in aquamedia, drawing, fiber, graphics, mixed media, oil, painting, pastels, photography, prints or any two dimensional work that can be hung on a wall. There will be cash awards for best in show and first place for photography, painting and multimedia. All awards will be given out at the opening reception. The maximum width of the work should not be more than 30 inches including frame, because of limited hanging space. Work must be two dimensional and suitably framed and wired for hanging (no solitary metal hooks attached to top of frame). Works on paper must be under glass or plexiglas. These regulations are meant to protect your work in a public place. Artists should be aware that the exhibit space receives strong sunlight. Artwork must reflect your interpretation of the theme Into the Light. Artist may submit one or two works. The entry fees are $15 for ACNA members and $20 for yet to be members. Make checks payable to ACNA. A 30 percent commission will be retained on all sold work. Entries may be dropped off at the APVIC Nov. 4-6 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Also, entries can be dropped off at the ACNA office in Westport, Nov 3-6. Call ACNA before dropping off your entry there. For more information or to have the prospectus and entry form mailed to you, contact ANCA at 962-8778 or e-mail Caroline Thompson at director@artsnorth.org.

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