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CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Division of Arts, Lifestyle and History is however searching for entries for the 2021 West Virginia Juried Exhibition.

The 22nd biennial exhibition will open up at the Culture Heart with an awards ceremony and reception at 2 p.m. Nov. 14 and continue being on show through Feb. 14. Due to the fact 1979, the exhibit showcases the operate of state artists and craftspeople and provides the general public with a thorough look at of artwork and craft actions in the point out.

Submissions for the show in the kind of electronic visuals on CD or USB flash generate will be accepted right up until Aug. 2.

Artists may possibly submit two items for the exhibition with a restrict of three digital photos for every entry. Entry forms and thoroughly discovered images need to be accompanied by a non-refundable cost of $20 per piece.

Make test payable to West Virginia Office of Arts, Lifestyle and Record. Digital illustrations or photos can be mailed to WVDACH, West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2021, The Lifestyle Heart, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., E., Charleston, W.Va. 25305-0300, or hand-sent to the Culture Center at the Condition Capitol Sophisticated.

An solution to e-mail pictures will be offered this yr by very first contacting Cailin Howe, reveals coordinator, to assure photos are effectively submitted. Picture file dimensions must be smaller sufficient to be been given via electronic mail, an entry type will have to be incorporated, and entry fee will nonetheless will need to be mailed to the division.

Suitable entries include do the job established in the previous two years in portray, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, electronic artwork, blended media and crafts.

Entrants must be about 18 and residents of or retain a everlasting home in West Virginia. Entrants also should comprehensive an artists’ register type at http://www.wvculture.org/museum/artsreg.html and submit six slides or electronic pictures agent of latest get the job done for the file at the office. The photos submitted for the Artists’ Register are not utilised in jurying entries into the exhibition.

A prospectus for the exhibit is offered at http://www.wvculture.org/museum/juried/2021/juriedexperspectous20.pdf.

The office will present up to $33,000 in awards for the exhibition. The awards are created obtainable by the Fee on the Arts and the section by means of funds appropriated by the Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts. Awards could consist of three $5,000 Governor’s Awards (order awards), seven $2,000 Awards of Excellence (obtain awards) and 8 $500 Merit Awards (non-obtain awards). Functions acquiring Obtain Awards develop into aspect of the West Virginia State Museum’s lasting art assortment.

For extra information and facts or to inquire about publishing entries by e mail, speak to Howe at (304) 558-0220, ext. 128, or at [email protected]

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