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A Call for Artists for the 2016 Autumn Art Show

vincent_2016artshow1200The Southeast Colorado Art Guild in conjunction with The Southeast Colorado Arts Council is proud to present the 2016 Autumn Art Show.

The current schedule for the Autumn Art Show is as follows:

Registration of Artwork is Saturday, October 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The Autumn Art Show will be open to the public for viewing Tuesday through Thursday, October 25-27.

A wine and cheese reception will be held on Thursday, October 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Awards will be given out at this time.  Awards will be presented at 7:00 pm and check out will follow at 8:00 pm. Please note, that minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

To encourage greater participation The Art Guild is offering cash awards for Best-of-Show ($500.00), one overall First Place in each of the five categories ($150.00) plus an Area Award ($100.00) for the best depiction of a landmark within a 100-mile radius of Lamar, a Popular Choice Award ($50.00), and a President’s Choice Award ($100.00). Certificates are awarded for second, third and honorable mention. Almost all of the awards were increased this year.

Only original works not previously entered in a SECAG Autumn Art Show are eligible for entry and showing. Works will be displayed and judged according to the following categories: Painting, Artisan Works, Drawing & Prints, Photography, and Three-Dimensional.

Registration is Saturday, October 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Shore Arts Center, 115 Main Street in Lamar. Registration is $30 for 1 to 3 entries. One additional entry can be registered for $5. Please note: you do not have to be from Lamar or Prowers County to participate. This art show is open to the public.

A student category is available for artists 21 and under with a current student ID who wish to enter their work. The cost is reduced per entry for this category.

Printed copies can be obtained by calling co-chairpersons, Bev Middleton at 719-940-4451, Jeff Alexander at 719-336-4780 or Arts Council board member, Vincent Gearhart at 719-688-7720. The forms and more information about this event are available online on the event’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/689718014512951/ or just search Facebook for Autumn Art Show 2016.

This Event Funded by the Southeast Colorado Arts Council and Boeken Trust

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