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CHAMBERSBURG: Council for the Atrs! – Call for Entries: Miniature Art 2017 Exhibition
August 22 @ 10:00 am - August 25 @ 2:00 pm
OFFICE & GALLERY HOURS:
Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
& By Appointment.
Entries will be accepted up until September 29 for the Council for the Arts’ “Miniature Art 2017” exhibition to be held November 3, 2017 – January 5, 2018. “Miniature Art 2017” carries on a tradition of over 30 years of miniature art exhibitions originated by “A Little Gallery” of Mont Alto, PA. The Council, in operation since 1987, presents art classes and exhibitions at its location at 81 North Main Street in Chambersburg.
“We are looking forward to presenting Miniature Art 2017 in our new North Main Street location,” said the Council’s Gallery Coordinator Anne Finucane. “In 2016 we received over 350 miniature works of art created by 118 artists from 21 states, and we expect at least that many again this year!” All the works in the show are originals: oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings, drawings, hand-pulled prints and sculpture, many by nationally known artists.
The deadline for entries in “Miniature Art 2017” is September 29, 2017
Artists may submit up to 4 works, each with an image size no greater than 4″ by 6″, not to exceed 24 square inches; framed pieces should not exceed 48 square inches (all works must be framed). Original work only will be accepted – no copies – in any fine art media (no crafts, jewelry, photography, laser prints or computer-generated artwork). Sculpture is encouraged, and should not exceed 5″ in any dimension or 125 cubic inches. Awards will be offered as follows: Best of Show ($300) and 3 Merit Awards ($100 each). A 35% commission will be charged on all sales. The entry fee (for 1-4 works) is $25; an additional $15 will be charged for return shipping and insurance on works not hand delivered.
For entry form call 717-264-6883, email firstname.lastname@example.org or download from www.councilforthearts.net
Miniature Art 2017 will be juried and judged by Andrea Sherrill Evans. Andrea Evans teaches in the Drawing Department at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and works in the media of drawing, painting, sculpture, and performance. Arizona-born and Baltimore-based, Evans received her BFA in painting from Arizona State University, and MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University. During her 10 years of residence in Boston, she was awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Drawing, St. Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Award, and Blanche E. Colman Award. Evans relocated to Baltimore in 2015. Select exhibitions include Where Nature Ends, The Cluster Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Onloaded: Andrea Sherrill Evans, phICA (Phoenix, AZ), Passing, Left, The Dorado Project at the Buggy Factory (Brooklyn, NY), Clear-Cut, Emmanuel College (Boston, MA), 8-Hour Projects: Performativity at Allegheny College (Meadville, PA), and Mean Girls at SPACE Gallery (Pittsburgh, PA).
Miniature Art 2017 will be on display at the Council for the Arts” Gallery
November 3 through January 5, 2018
Tuesday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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