Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Call for Entries | 2011 ACGOW Regional Art Exhibit

At the Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly has a call for entries for their regional show.

Each spring ACGOW sponsors a juried regional show that attracts artists from across the Northeast. The Regional Show is open to local and regional artists. Held annually in the Spring, this exhibit features some of the most diverse artwork seen in the gallery all year. Exceptional work is recognized in various categories and accompanied by cash prizes and gift certificates.

The Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, Inc. welcomes participants in it's 18th Annual Regional Art Exhibit. The exhibit will be on view April 27 through May 21, Tuesday-Saturday, 10-5pm.

The Regional Exhibit is their largest, most exciting show of the year. They receive art and crafts from artists throughout New England and New York, each hoping to participate in the exhibit. Of the 360 pieces submitted last year, the juror chose 112 pieces to grace ACGOW's gallery walls.

Karen Barthelson, Executive Director of Mystic Art Center will jury this year's exhibit. Karen will be responsible for determining the winners of the following awards. $200 Washington Trust Company Award; $150 Professional Planning Award; $100 ACGOW Award and $100 Jerry's Artarama Award.

Come join the excitement on Wednesday, May 4th from 5-8:00 pm for the Opening of the 18th Annual Regional Art Exhibit. Awards will be announced at 7:00pm.

The 2011 Show will run from April 27 - May 21 with an Opening Reception on Wednesday, May 4nd from 5 - 8 pm during the Westerly Art Stroll. For the 2011 ACGOW Regional Art Exhibit, download the Prospectus or contact the Regional Show Coordinator on the website at www.westerlyarts.com. Click on "Regional Show" for the information.

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