Art competition/show set for Nov. 12

Union Arts Council will hold its fifth annual Competitive Art Exhibition on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the beautiful Edgewood Plantation near Farmerville, LA.  Winners will receive prize money and ribbons.

Artists currently or formerly living in Union Parish are invited to submit their works on Friday, Nov. 11, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the site, located at 8876 Hwy. 2, at the western edge of Farmerville.  Entry fee is $10 for amateurs and $15 for professionals; fee covers up to three entries.  Additional entries are $5 each; maximum is three additional items.  Categories are two-dimensional art (paintings, drawings, photographs, etc.), three-dimensional art (sculpture, pottery, woodcarving, etc.), and folk art.

Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to compete in in the youth division.  There is no entry fee.

Juror will be Stacy Thomas Medaries, art instructor at Louisiana Delta Community College in Monroe.  She holds BFA and MFA degrees from Louisiana Tech University, and is an active studio artist well-known in the Monroe region.  She is most versatile in studio, exploring clay sculpture, acrylic painting, drawing, jewelry and especially hermost recent approach to repousse relief sculpture.  Medaries is represented by the Sugar Gallery in Monroe.

For complete artist prospectus, click link below



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