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Watercolor Expressions (Martinsburg, WV) – Call For Artists

Watercolor Expressions (Martinsburg, WV) – Call For Artists

Berkeley Arts Council, Martinsburg, WV is pleased to announce a call for artists for a national juried watercolor exhibit, ‘Watercolor Expressions” to open May 20, 2020 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit is open to all artists using watercolor as a critical component of their work. This includes portraits, figures, landscapes, still lifes, animals, abstracts, and floral themes. The exhibit will open May 20, 2020 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 N Queen Street in Martinsburg and will be on display until July 4, 2020. There will be a reception and awards presentation at the gallery on Sunday, May 31 from 2 – 4 pm.

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Deadline: 15 Apr 2020

The exhibit is open to all watercolor artists throughout the continental United States over the age of 18. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in the Berkeley Art Works.

Juror: Nationally and internationally known artist and workshop instructor, Lynn Ferris, AWS, NWS, will be the juror of this exhibit. Ms. Ferris is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, and Florida Watercolor Society.

Watercolor Expressions Artist Benefits

A prize fund of $1,000 will be distributed among Best in Show, Merit Awards, and Honorable Mention awards. For selected artists, this is an excellent chance to receive recognition from their peers as well as the local and regional news media.

The exhibit will receive promotion and publicity throughout the Eastern Panhandle region including Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington DC through the Berkeley Arts Council’s communication infrastructure, including local and regional media, Berkeley Arts Bulletin email, website, and social media.

About Berkeley Arts Council

The Berkeley Art Works, a project of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists; brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public; and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

The gallery supports an artist cooperative and sponsors numerous exhibits over the year, including national and regional juried exhibits and curated exhibits supporting local artists and students. The Berkeley Arts Council supports a robust program of art instruction for adults.

For more information, contact berkeleyartswv@gmail.com.

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Art And Earth Juried Exhibit 2020 (Martinsburg, WV) – Call For Artists

Art And Earth Juried Exhibit 2020 (Martinsburg, WV) – Call For Artists

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia is pleased to announce the Tenth Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit 2020. The exhibit has the theme ‘Art and Earth: My Art – My World.’ Entries should reflect the artist’s view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique, 2-dimension or 3-dimension, is acceptable.

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Deadline: 26 Feb 2020

The exhibit will open April 1, 2020 in the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display through May 16, 2020. There will be a reception at the gallery on Sunday, April 5 from 2-4pm.

The exhibition is open to all visual artists throughout the continental United States over the age of 18 in all media. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in The Berkeley Art Works.

Juror: The juror for the 2020 exhibit is Janis Goodman, Professor of Fine Art, Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, The George Washington University, Washington, DC.

Entry fee: The entry fee for the exhibit is $35 for the first two works. Artists may submit one or two additional works for $10 each for a maximum of four works.

Art And Earth Juried Exhibit 2020 Artist Benefits

The selected artists will receive recognition from their peers as well as the local and regional news media. A prize fund of $1,000 will be distributed among Best in Show, Merit Awards, and Honorable Mention awards. The exhibit will receive promotion and publicity throughout the region through the Berkeley Arts Council’s communication infrastructure, including local and regional media, Berkeley Arts Bulletin email, website, and social media.

The Art and Earth Juried Exhibit has grown in status and the artists will share in that status locally, regionally, and nationally. When the Berkeley Arts Council initiated this exhibit 10 years ago, their intent was to provide a meaningful platform for artists who appreciate nature and the environment to express their feelings through their art.

About Berkeley Arts Council

The Berkeley Art Works, a project of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists; brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public; and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans. The gallery supports an artist cooperative and sponsors numerous exhibits over the year, including national and regional juried exhibits, and curated exhibit supporting local artists and students. The Berkeley Arts Council also supports a robust program of art instruction for adults.

For more information, contact berkeleyartswv@gmail.com.

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