Art entries wanted for Gmeiner exhibit

WELLSBORO — Amateur and professional artists 17 years of age and older who live within a 150-mile radius of Wellsboro are invited to submit two original entries to the 2017 Gmeiner Regional Art Exhibition being held this June at the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center at 134 Main Street.

The exhibit will open with a reception from 5-8 p.m. June 2. The awards ceremony will take place during the reception with cash and merchandise prizes being presented for the most original and defined entries in the exhibit. The selected artwork will remain on display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, June 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18 and 24, 25 and from 2-5 p.m. on Wednesdays through Fridays , June 7-9, 14-16 and 21-23.

A completed application and a high quality digital image of each entry must be attached to a single email addressed to Anna Wales at gmeinerartscenter@gmail.com. Each digital photograph must be labeled with the artist’s name (john.jones.jpg). The subject line in the email must include the artist’s first and last name and 2017 Gmeiner Regional Art Exhibition.

Online registration will end May 1. All entry fees must be paid by that date.

Artists whose entries are selected for the exhibition will be notified and will be provided with the date and time they must deliver their selected artwork to the Gmeiner. Artists are responsible for preparing their artwork for professional exhibition and for transporting it to and from the Gmeiner.

Complete details and an application for this event are available at www.gmeinerartscenter.com.

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