Arts council seeks entries for expanded art expo

The Sullivan County Council on the Arts is accepting entries through Sept. 30 for jurying in its annual Fall Art Expo, which will be held at the Forksville Fairgrounds on Route 154 in Forksville during the Sullivan County Fall Festival on Oct. 12-13.

Categories accepted include painting, drawing, photography and three-dimensional art.

One of the longest-running programs the council has undertaken in its 25-year history, the art expo is open to a wid audience of working artists in the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York.

Over the past two years, the Arts Council has completely refurbished the Blue Building at the Forksville Fairgrounds, turning it into a gallery setting with hand-crafted display stands.

At least $1,200 in cash prizes will be awarded to artists, along with the annual People’s Choice Award, which has also been increased.

To simplify jurying, artists may send photos of their work by email or standard mail by the closing date.

A PDF application and instructions are available online at

Photos for jurying may be sent to coveredbridge

For more information on SCCA programs, visit, email or call 928-8927.