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Entries Sought for Juried Senior Art Exhibit

Post Date:06/27/2017 10:10 AM

SOMERVILLE – If you are age 60 or above and a resident of Somerset County, Freeholder Brian Levine invites you to submit one original creation for a juried Senior Art Exhibit, which will be on display in the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Gallery, located in the county Administration Building at 20 Grove St., from Aug. 7 to Sept. 15.

Completed registration must be received by Monday, July 24. All submissions must be the original work of the applicant, created within the last three years, and not previously entered in the Somerset County Senior Art Show. Categories include watercolors, oils, acrylics, digital/computer art, one-of-a-kind original craft creations, photography, pastels, drawings, mixed media, sculpture and printmaking.

An awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 22. First place winners in both professional and nonprofessional categories will have their work displayed at the New Jersey State Senior Art Show, which will be held Sept. 21 to Oct. 19 at Meadow Lakes Senior Living in East Windsor.

All entries must be registered, delivered “show ready” and labeled. To view the entry form and exhibit guidelines, go to http://bit.ly/2017SeniorArts. To obtain a hard copy of the entry form and guidelines, contact the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Office at (908) 231-7021. 

This exhibit is cosponsored by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services and the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission.  This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

For more information, contact Kaitlin Bundy, Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, at (908) 231-7021 or bundy@co.somerset.nj.us.

Sunflower by Toni M#210E6B2  

“Sunflower,” by Toni Marchick of Manville, was the 2016 first-place winner in the Non-Professional Oil Painting Category.


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