ART SHOW set for December 6

ART SHOW set for December 6

Union Arts Council will hold its third annual Competitive Art Exhibition on Saturday, December 6, at Claiborne Electric Cooperative in Farmerville.  The event is open to adult amateur, adult professional, and youth artists (grades 9-12) residing in Union Parish, and to adult artists who are former residents of the parish.   Entries will be accepted in two-dimensional fine art (paintings, photography), three-dimensional art (sculpture, ceramics, etc.), and folk art.

Peter Jones, Professor Emeritus in the Louisiana Tech School of Art, will be judge for the competition.

Adult artists will receive ribbons and cash awards; youth artists will receive ribbons and gift certificates.  A “People’s Choice” award also will be presented.

Artists should bring their entries to Claiborne Electric on Friday, Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For details or questions, contact Bob Ward, exhibition coordinator, at 318-791-8038.  Or send email to unionartscouncil@gmail.com

CLICK on prospectus, below, for complete details on art categories, entry fees, requirements for artists, etc.

PROSPECTUS, 2014

Join us at the WATERMELON FEST!

Grab your friends and come see what’s going on at the Union Arts Council’s Watermelon Festival booth!

Enjoy music and art by some of your favorite local musicians and artists! Amanda McDowell will share her musical talents, along with music by many area musicians.

We’ll have an art exhibit featuring work by many well-known regional and area artists, including Sue Abbott, Phoebe Allen, Ricky Cox, Melanie Douthit, Barbara Houser, Richard Lowery, Eric McAdams, Santanna Mitchell, Mary Moore, Peggy Touchstone, Linda Snider-Ward, and Robert Ward. Barbara Houser will also be demonstrating her art process.

Our booth is located inside the courthouse, and we’ll be there Friday, July 25th, 6:00 – 9:00pm and Saturday, July 26th, 8:00am til 3:00pm. Come join the fun!

ATTENTION VISUAL ARTISTS: Competitive Art Exhibition set for Dec. 6

Union Arts Council will hold its third annual Competitive Art Exhibition on Saturday, December 6, at Claiborne Electric Cooperative in Farmerville.  The event is open to adult amateur, adult professional, and youth artists (grades 9-12) residing in Union Parish, and to adult artists who are former residents of the parish.   Entries will be accepted in two-dimensional fine art (paintings, photography), three-dimensional art (sculpture, ceramics, etc.), and folk art.

Peter Jones, Professor Emeritus in the Louisiana Tech School of Art, will be judge for the competition.  Adult artists will receive ribbons and cash awards; youth artists will receive ribbons and gift certificates.  A “People’s Choice” award also will be presented.

For details, contact Bob Ward, exhibition coordinator, at 318-791-8038.

 

WANTED: Imagineers!

Imagine more arts experiencesCan you imagine more arts experiences in Union Parish?  Would you like to help make that happen?  If so, the Union Arts Council invites you to come to its next meeting on Thursday, June 19, at 3:45 p.m. at First National Bank in Farmerville (next to Big Star on E. Water St.)  We will kick off the new fiscal year by setting plans to support the visual and performing arts in Union Parish.   No artistic talent is required!  Just a passion for bringing exciting, entertaining, and educational arts events for adults and youth.

Our goal is to raise the level of arts experiences here where we live.  Will you come and join our merry band of imagineers?

For further information, call 817-907-1571 or 237-2134.