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Winter's Eve


 

RING IN THE SEASON WITH ….

Winter’s Eve - 9th Annual Juried Art Exhibit

DECEMBER 2, 2019 – January 3, 2020

Thursday, December 5th -  Opening reception: 6pm – 8pm

ALL INVITED! Free!

 FOR ARTIST INFO & ENTRY FORM (Word or PDF), For Word CLICK HERE.   For PDF CLICK HERE.

Artists, use drop down arrow below to select number of entries and price.

Numer of Entries

On December 5th, the exciting evening begins at 6 pm in the Library’s Howard Silverman Gallery. Enjoy delicious sweet/savory hors d’oeuvres provided by some of East Greenwich’s finest restaurants and wine from The Savory Grape. Adding to the festive mood, there will be live music by harpist, Judith Mitchell. An evening highlight will be the announcement of the Juror’s Award, a solo 2019 gallery exhibit (artist’s option), 2nd and 3rd place awards, as well as Honorable Mention Awards from B&H Framing's (Greenwich Gallery), Crestar Gallery, and YJ Contemporary Gallery (all East Greenwich businesses).

At the Opening, enter the Savory Grape Wine Basket Free Raffle. Awards will be announced:  (Jurors’ Award – a solo 2019 exhibit), 2nd place, and an Honorable Mention Award. B&H Framing/Greenwich Gallery, Crestar Framing, and YJ Contemporary Gallery (all East Greenwich businesses) will be announcing idividual Honorable Mention awards.

Added Bonus: Saturday, December 14, 11am-1pmJUROR’S COFFEE AND CONVERSATION – all are invited to view the exhibit with the juror and discuss the jurying process, including selection and installation.

Special thanks to our Community Partners for helping us make this an East Greenwich seasonal highlight and tradition.

Past Juror Award Winners include: Lee Bergwall Hanks, Uli Brahmst, Marjorie Ball, Reed McLaren, Cathy Chin, Nina Ackmann, Marilyn Saabye, Jayne Guertin Schlott.

2019 JUROR – LORENA PUGH  (www.lorenapugh.com)

Working in oils as a contemporary realist, Lorena has received a number of national and international awards. She earned a BFA from Pratt Institute and attended classes at the Art Students League, the School of Visual Arts and Rhode Island School of Design. Lorena has recently finished a two-year project to produce a body of work relating to Narragansett Bay. The project culminated in a show at Dryden Gallery in Providence RI this October, with partial proceeds going to an environmental group for the bay. She is also represented by Renjeau Gallery in Boston MA, Coastal Contemporary Gallery in Newport RI and PS Gallery in Litchfield Ct.

Photo Credit: Dryden Gallery

 IMPORTANT DATES (Be sure to review prospectus for other requirements)

  • Exhibition:  Saturday, December 2 to Friday, January 3, 2020
  • Opening reception: Thursday, December 5, 6pm – 8pm
  • Program - Jurors’ Coffee & Conversation: Saturday, December 14, 11am-1pm
  • Submittal Deadline: Saturday, November 9  $10 per piece, $25 for 3
  • Notification of Acceptance: Monday, November 18
  • Delivery of Accepted Work:  Wednesday, November 27, 2-4:30pm & Saturday, November 30, 10-noon
  • Pickup of exhibited work:  Saturday, January 4, 10-noon

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