The purpose of the Images of the Mon art contest is to draw attention to the Monongahela River. Images may deal with any of its aspects, including its scenic properties, environment, navigation, or riverside communities. Entries will be judged on their presentation of this theme as well as on artistic merit.
Exhibition Dates – May 23 – June 25, 2011, Davis Gallery, Monongalia Arts Center. Award winning pieces will also be on display at the Waterfront Place Hotel on May 18, 2011 during the Mon River Summit.
Eligibility - All Entries must be original, completed within the past two years, created by an artist 18 years or older. All paintings, drawings and photographs must be suitably framed, labeled and wired for hanging. Sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, and textiles must be prepared for display. Video installations will not be accepted. All submitted work will be shown; no rejections unless work is improperly prepared for exhibiting. Two entries per person permitted. Work must be labeled on back with artist’s name, telephone number, email, title, medium, and price (or NFS if not for sale). Participation gives UMRA and MAC permission to photograph submitted artwork for promotional purposes.
Submission of Entries – Monongalia Arts Center, 107 High Street, Morgantown, Monday, May 16, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Return of Entries – Pick up from MAC Tuesday, June 27, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Awards – Cash awards and ribbons will be presented for First, Second, and Third Place. A ribbon will also be presented for People’s Choice.
Commission – A 25% commission will be taken by MAC on all artwork sold.
Questions -- Contact MAC at 304-292-3325 or firstname.lastname@example.org