Event Information:

  • Sat

    2018 Spring Fine Art Show Entries Received

    10:30AM-3PMHampshire County Public Library, 315 W. Main St., Romney, WV
    Calling all Artists!  The Hampshire County Arts Council (HCAC) is pleased to announce the Spring Fine Arts Show to be held March 5 – March 24 at the Hampshire County Public Library, Romney, West Virginia.  Open to all adult artists, the event seeks to recognize the quality and diversity of art being created in West Virginia and the surrounding states.  Dot Procter of Bethesda, Maryland will judge the competition.  Dot has displayed her work in The Byrne Gallery, Art Galley of Potomac, Glen Echo Park, Edison Gallery and Dover Public Library.  Presently her work is displayed at the Bridge St. Gallery in South Dartmouth, MA and the Gallery Wright in Wilmington, VT.
               Three cash awards will be presented at the opening reception to be held March 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Library; $250 for Best in Show, $125 for 2nd place (the Vincent Melzac Memorial Award), and $75 for 3rd place. Honorable Mention ribbon(s) will be awarded at the discretion of the judge and HCAC.
                The fee to enter the show is $20 for members of HCAC and $30 for non-members, which will allow the artist to enter up to 3 items.  Work should be brought to the library on Saturday March 3, between 10:30 am & 3 pm.  All art must be original work created on or after January 1, 2016, and not exceed the size limitations outlined in the Call for Entries     Contact Ibi Hinrichs at visualarts@hampshirearts.org or call at 703-655-1767 for more information.