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There is a Plein Air Art Contest at the 19th annual Riverside Festival of the Arts on
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The 6th annual plein air art contest takes place during the
Riverside Festival of the Arts,
Last year’s contest included nearly 20 artists – nice odds! The contest is growing with every year. Applications can be found at EastonRiversideFest.org or eastonArts.org, or call 610.438.4772 to obtain one by mail. The Riverside Festival of the Arts would like to thank Shaughnessy Law Offices, for sponsoring this year’s plein air art contest.
Contestants for the 6th annual Plein Air Art Contest may enter now, or right up to the actual event.
Admission to the festival is free to the public and attracts a couple thousand visitors who enjoy art, live music and downtown Easton’s creative vibe.
For more information refer to www.EastonRiversideFest.com.
Like us: facebook/riversideArts.
Follow us: twitter.com/eastonRiverside
Contact: Carol Benner, Chairperson @ 610.438.4772
The Riverside Festival of the Arts is a function of Arts Community of Easton, Inc. (ACE), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Where: Williams Center for the Arts, Room 108, Corner of High Street and Hamilton Street, Easton, PA
When: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 7:00 PM to about 8:30 PM
Please join us at our next general membership meeting. All members are asked to bring "show and tell" (i.e. finished work, work in progress, sketch, idea for next project.
ACE Monthly meetings are a great place to learn about what's happening in ACE and meet other ACE members. The basic agenda of every member meeting is:
* Officer's Report - learn about our current finanes
* Upcoming Activities - reports by committee members on upcoming ACE events
* President's Address
* Member's Address - any member can announce their upcoming exhibits or anything else of interest to the community
* Refreshments - Coffee and goodies!
* Featured Speaker Presentation
We have openings for future speakers for ACE events. The goal of our speaker series is to share and educate ACE members and guests about artists, techniques, opportunities, and topics related to the arts.
Arts Community of Easton's Fall Group Exhibition of 2015
at the Easton Hospital Gallery at the State Theatre Center for the Arts.
State Theatre Center for the Arts
453 Northampton Street,
Easton, PA 18042
Click here for directions from Google Maps
Exhibition runs from September 27 – October 31, 2015
The gallery is open to the public 90 minutes prior to State Theatre performance showtimes, as well as during our opening reception.
OPENING RECEPTION and ARTS AWARDS GALA: Sunday, September 27th from 5-7 pm
Information for Artists:
The show is open to all artists who are current 2015 members of ACE.
Information on becoming an ACE member or renewing your membership is available at
This is a curated show. While every effort will be made to include at least one piece from each artist who submits work, the final decision is at the discretion of the curator.
Click here for ACE Group Show Guidelines
Artwork must be submitted with a completed Appication form.
Click here for ACE Group Show Application
Further Information for Artists:
All paid members can submit 2 works that are properly framed and wired. No works smaller than 18" x 18" due to hanging system. All 3-d works must have pedestals! No works larger than 48" x 48" x 48" for 3 d works due to a public space. See attached guidelines. ALL WORK MUST HAVE PROPER LABELING ON BACK! Name of Artist, Title, Media, Price! If work is NFS, insurance value must be given.
INSTALLATION DATE: Installation will be scheduled by the hang team.
NO. OF WORKS TO BE SUBMITTED: Two works properly framed and wired. Work not properly wired and framed may not be considered.
DIMENSIONS: No smaller than 18" x 18" due to gallery hanging system. Sculpture or mixed media works to be no taller than 5 feet high x 5 feet wide x 5 feet deep and artist must provide their own pedestal.
OPENING RECEPTION and AWARD GALA: Sunday, September 27th from 5-7 pm
CLOSING DATE: Saturday, October 31, 2015
PICK-UP DATE: Tuesday, November 2, 2015 from 10 am-4 pm. Go to Administrative Offices, show ID. and they will let you into the gallery.
Two ACE artists are getting international exposure with images in published books.
Maryann Riker’s Crocked, or Will the Real Betty Crocker Please Stand Up was juried into 500 Handmade Books, Volume 2, published by Lark, well-known as one of the authoritative voices in the book-art community.
Howard McGinn’s photograph of a relected image of Susan Huxley’s graffiti installation at Lafayette College is in the ebook The Fine Art of Crochet, written by internationally acclaimed expert Gwen Blakely Kinsler, founder of the Crochet Guild of America.