Painters and Potters contest accepting entries


Jane Perry stands next to her oil painting "Sunrise" on the Albemarle (left) at Arts of the Albemarle last year. Her work was part of the 2nd annual Center Painters and Potters Show and Competition. Staff photo by Keri Pampuch


From staff reports

Friday, February 17, 2017


Artists have until Saturday to submit their work in Arts of the Albemarle's third annual Center Painters and Potters Show and Competition.

The non-juried is open to painters and potters of all experience levels, styles and ages who are members of Arts of the Albemarle.

To enter, participants must complete an entry form, tag each entry, and pay an entry fee. For details go to artsaoa.com or phone 338-6455 or go to AoA building at 516 E Main St.

The Center Painters & Potter Show & Competition is judged by Arts of the Albemarle members and gallery patrons beginning with First Friday ArtWalk on Friday, March 3, through Wednesday, March 15. Patrons will cast their vote for each category; the winners will be announced at a reception on Thursday, March 16 at 5pm.

Artwork will be on display from March 3 to April 4.

Prizes are $200 for 1st place; $100 for 2nd place; $50 for 3rd place in separate competitions for paintings and pottery.