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Frostburg State University Will Offer Juried Community Art Exhibition

Attention local artists: Frostburg State University will offer artists of all media the opportunity to enter their work into the Juried Community Art Exhibition on display from Oct. 18 to Nov. 8 in the Stephanie Roper Art Gallery at FSU. Each artist may submit up to three pieces, and categories may be mixed.

Susan Dodge, lecturer in art at Frostburg State University, will be the juror for the exhibit. The opening will be on Oct. 17 from 7 to 9 p.m., and there will be a $100 award for the winner in each category. Categories include best in show, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, ceramics, illustration, jewelry and best student work. Sales will be encouraged with no commissions; individual artists will handle all sales. The exhibit will close on Friday, Nov. 7.

Entries must be delivered to the Roper Gallery on Friday, Oct. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m., or on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artists whose work is accepted will be notified by phone and/or email by 9 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12. Non-accepted pieces may be picked up on Sunday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There is a non-refundable entry fee of $5 for each non-student submission, $3 for each student submission. One pair of entry labels must be attached to the back of each entry. Two-dimensional entries must be sturdily framed and wired (no sawtooth hangers). Three-dimensional works should not exceed 200 pounds. For works requiring installation, the artist must submit photos for judging, and if accepted, assist with installation. Entries will be handled with all possible care; however, FSU may not be held responsible for any loss or damage. For additional information and entry forms, contact Patti Graham at (301) 687-4797 during normal business hours, or Dustin Davis at (301) 722-6397 after business hours.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258. -end-

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Frostburg State University
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Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

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