2013 Southeast Colorado Art Guild Autumn Art Show Call for Entries

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The Southeast Colorado Arts Guild (SECAG) in conjunction with The Southeast Colorado Arts Council is proud to present this year’s Autumn Art Show at the Shore Art Center starting Tuesday, October 23rd. This art show is open to the public and will run for only four days.

The current schedule is as follows:

  • Registration is Saturday, October 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • The Autumn Art Show will be open to the public for viewing Tuesday through Friday, October 22-25 from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • A wine and cheese reception will be held on Thursday, October 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Awards will be given out at this time. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

To encourage greater participation The Art Guild is offering cash awards for Best-of-Show, First Place in each category plus an Area Award for best depiction of a landmark within a 100-mile radius of Lamar, a Popular Choice Award, and a President’s Choice Award. Certificates are awarded for second, third and honorable mention.

Only original works not previously entered in a SECAG Autumn Art Show are eligible for entry and showing. Works will be displayed and judged according to the following categories: Painting, Artisan Works, Drawing & Prints, Photography and Three-Dimensional.

Registration is Saturday, October 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Shore Arts Center, 115 Main Street in Lamar. Registration is $10 each or $30 for three entries. One additional entry can be registered for $5.

A student category is available for artists under college level, who wish to enter their work. The cost is reduced per entry for this category.

The complete rules and forms are available online on the Southeast Colorado Arts Council’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southeast-Colorado-Arts-Council/224524917608420 or on their blog at secoartscouncil.org. Printed copies can be obtained by calling co-chairpersons, Bev Middleton at 719-940-4451, Jeff Alexander at 719-336-4780 or Arts Council board member, Vincent Gearhart at 719-688-7720.

Click here to download a copy of the rules and forms.

Autumn Art Show 2012 (1)

Guild Officers presenting the awards during the 2012 Autumn Art Show.

One of the attendees admiring a drawing.

One of the attendees admiring a drawing during the 2012 Autumn Art Show.

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