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Holiday Artists Market, Day 1
Dec
6
10:00 AM10:00

Holiday Artists Market, Day 1

Friday, December 6, 2019, from 10 am to 6 pm

Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 10 am to 6 pm

ADMISSION TO THE SALE IS FREE. Support The Arts Center during the holiday season at our annual Holiday Artist Market with handcrafted wares from local artists. Holiday Market features a selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more! Gifts to suit every style and budget, with the added benefit of proceeds going to support your favorite art center, but most importantly the artists!

This is a fundraiser and as a nonprofit organization, the proceeds support The Arts Center's numerous art programs.

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Holiday Artists Market, Day 2
Dec
7
10:00 AM10:00

Holiday Artists Market, Day 2

Friday, December 6, 2019, from 10 am to 6 pm

Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 10 am to 6 pm

ADMISSION TO THE SALE IS FREE. Support The Arts Center during the holiday season at our annual Holiday Artist Market with handcrafted wares from local artists. Holiday Market features a selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more! Gifts to suit every style and budget, with the added benefit of proceeds going to support your favorite art center, but most importantly the artists!

This is a fundraiser and as a nonprofit organization, the proceeds support The Arts Center's numerous art programs.

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Call To Artists, Fall Juried Exhibition
Sep
29
9:00 AM09:00

Call To Artists, Fall Juried Exhibition

Forms can be downloaded from the above link

Photo credit to Susan Johnston, Artist and Juror

2019 Juried Fall Exhibition

Truly a favorite for many artists in WV. The Juried Fall Exhibit, taking place the week of the 83rd Mountain State Forest Festival, features artwork from residents and students throughout West Virginia. Exhibit displays from October 2 to December 19. Awards will be announced at the reception on opening night, Wednesday, October 2, from 6 to 8 pm.

Awards: Best of Show, First Place, Second Place, Third Place, Honorable Mention (2), STAG (2), Davis Trust Purchase Prize, WVWS Award, Talbott Frame Shop Certificate, Queens Choice, Maid of Honors

JUROR FOR THE FALL JURIED EXHIBITION IS SUSAN JOHNSTON.

Johnston has been active in the arts throughout her adult life. Earning her arts education degree from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, she then taught art in public schools, worked as an illustrator and feature artist in HousePlant Magazine from 1992 to 1994, served as an adjunct faculty member in painting, conducted watercolor workshops, and volunteered in various towns to help bring more arts programming to communities. She currently serves as a member of the Garrett County Arts Council board of directors.

The artist is a past state president of the West Virginia Watercolor Society, for which her emphasis was providing grass-roots opportunities for artists to learn, as well as exhibit works in their own communities.

Her paintings have been accepted in regional and national shows, at which she has garnered numerous awards. In addition to having her art on display at The Gallery Shop in Oakland, her work is included in public and private collections in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa, Missouri, Delaware and West Virginia. She has presented solo shows at numerous colleges as well.

ELIGIBILITY/REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULTS:

*Open to all WV residents, 18+, both Amateurs and Professionals

*All mediums accepted, no jewelry

2D: must be professionally framed, with a wire hanging device. Plexiglass is preferred for entries exceeding 36 in

3D: must not exceed 40 lbs, safe from dangerous edges

*Limit FOUR (4) entries per adult

*Entry Fees: Members $35 and Non Members $45. MUST be a member of The Arts Center in order to receive the entry member rate!

DROP OFF DATES FOR ADULTS AND STUDENTS:

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 FROM 9 TO NOON

OR DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS, SEPT 24 TO SEPT 27, 10 TO 4

Student Fall Art Show

Requirements/Eligibility:

*Must be currently enrolled in a WV primary or secondary school

*Medium: All 2D/3D mediums accepted, no jewelry

*Label the back, lower left side of the work with name, title, instructor, and school

Entries: 2 entries per student

*2D: must be mounted on foam board (no frames) Foam Board does not bend or sway.

*3D: should be free standing

Fee: $5 per student, Cash, Check, Credit (processing fees applied on credit)

Entry fees support the exhibit display. Ribbons Only.

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Art Program for the Elkins Park and Rec Summer Camp
Jun
12
10:00 AM10:00

Art Program for the Elkins Park and Rec Summer Camp

Elkins City Park Summer Camp attends an art class weekly at The Arts Center. Although, this particular program is only open to those registered for the EPRC Summer camp, we do feel its important for people to know this is happening. Art Instructors teach weekly lessons in various mediums such as watercolors, acrylic, pottery and mixed media. If you are interested in the EPRC Summer camp you must register your child with EPRC in June 2019. To register call 304.636.3960. The Arts Center is not able to register you for this.

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Call to Artists, 18th Annual Gala
Jun
10
to Jul 21

Call to Artists, 18th Annual Gala

https://tacgala.artcall.org/
Please use this link to submit entries for the 18th Annual Gala Juried Arts Exhibition. Use the same email/password for artcall as used in previous years.
Accepting entries from June 1 through July 21, 2019.

All details, requirements, eligibility and guidelines are available on the artcall.org website link.

Prize Awards:

Best of Show, $500

First, $300

Second, $200

Third, $100

3D Prize, $100

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