Arts Festival Accepting Entries for Images Exhibition, Banner Opposition

Colourful banners dangle over South Allen Avenue in the course of the 2019 Central Pennsylvania Pageant of the Arts. The well-known banner competition will return for 2021. Image by Mikey Mandarino | Onward State

The Central Pennsylvania Pageant of the Arts has issued the phone for entries for its well-known juried good artwork exhibition, Photographs 2021, and for its once-a-year banner competitiveness, one of the signature gatherings of the Festival

Visuals 2021 will be an on the web exhibition thanks to uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The banner level of competition will choose position regardless of regardless of whether the festival is in-individual or digital.

The 55th Central Pennsylvania Pageant of the Arts will be from July 7 via July 11. Data about whether or not the festival will be an in-human being or virtual celebration will be introduced at a afterwards day.

Get the job done suitable for the Images 2021 exhibition incorporates drawings, paintings, mixed media, pictures, hand-pulled prints, watercolors, fiber, paper, and digital art.

The juror for Images 2021 is Betsey Batchelor, an artist and teacher who lives and operates in Philadelphia and is also affiliate professor at Arcadia University heading the spot of painting and drawing. She gained her MFA in portray from the Rhode Island University of Style and design and her BFA in painting at The College of the Arts (Philadelphia Faculty of Artwork).

Her function has been demonstrated at the Woodmere Artwork Museum in Philadelphia, Dartmouth Higher education, Swarthmore University, Arcadia College, and the Jessica Berwind Gallery, Jeffrey Fuller Good Art, and the Matthews Hamilton Gallery in Philadelphia. She is the receiver of grants from the two the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.  Batchelor is a MacDowell Colony Fellow.

Pictures 2021 is open to artists whose key home is in Pennsylvania. Digital photos of unique operate made within the previous three years may perhaps be submitted. The two grownups and enrolled students from ages 16 via 26 are inspired to use to the on the internet exhibition. 

Artists will be eligible for at minimum $1,800 in prizes awarded by the juror. There will be advantage awards, a very best of clearly show, and awards for greatest pastel, most effective drawing, best photograph and best scholar submission.

The software can be found at or photos-juried-exhibition.  The entry deadline is June 4.

For the banner competitiveness, both of those persons and groups may possibly post entries, which normally hold concerning 15 and 20 feet more than the road. The design should be obvious from both sides of the banner (equivalent or different). All factors of the banner style and building will have to be securely connected, or the banner will not be displayed. Banners with religious, partisan, or commercial messages will not be recognized.  The competition encourages nearby non-gain companies to produce banners celebrating their corporation.

The users of the banner jury will be announced at a later on day. The jurors will award prizes in three categories: qualified, general and youth.

Banners entered in the levels of competition must be delivered by 5 p.m. on June 18 to the office environment of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, 403 South Allen Street, Suite 205A.

More info could be found on the internet at

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