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Senior Citizens Art Show

Important Documents


Artwork Labels

Eligibility Guidelines

Entries will be accepted at the Atlantic County Library/Ventnor , 6500 Atlantic Avenue from Monday, April 15th through Saturday, April 20th, 10 AM to 3:30 PM daily. There will be no exception to this time frame. One entry ONLY per artist. Each entry is required to fill out an artwork label that must accompany the artwork. Please follow the eligibility guidelines below.

The Atlantic County Senior Citizens Art Show will take place May 1 through May 30th at the Atlantic County Library/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Avenue.On Thursday, May 30th there will be a reception recognizing all artists starting at 1 pm; with the actual awards ceremony taking place at 2 pm. At this time you will be asked to take your artwork home.

A monetary prize of $100 will be presented to each first place winner from the Atlantic County Area Agency on Aging. Ribbons will be presented at the discretion of the judges in the first, second, third, and one or two honorable mention in all categories for both professional and nonprofessional entries.

For more information call Cindy McNellis at (609) 645-7700, ext. 4347

2019 Eligibility Guidelines

Atlantic County/NJ State Senior Citizens Annual Juried Art Contest & Exhibition

Three painting on display at the 2015 Senior Citizen Artshow held at the Ventnor Library.


County: Any artist, age 60 or over, currently residing in New Jersey, may submit artwork completed within the three years immediately prior to his or her County Senior Art Show.

Entries may not have been previously entered in prior County Senior Art Shows or in the New Jersey Senior Citizens Art Show.

State: Artwork that has won First Place at 2019 County Senior Citizen Art Shows are automatically eligible to advance to the New Jersey Senior Art Show. Only ONE ENTRY per artist may be entered.

Entries must have been created since February, 2016, and cannot have been shown in any past NJ Senior Citizen Art Shows.

Only County Coordinators may submit work from their County show to the State Senior Art Show. Artists may not submit work directly to the State Show. Participating Counties may submit one professional and one non-professional entry in each of the following 11 categories: acrylic, craft, digital art, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, print, sculpture, watercolor, and works on paper (drawing, etc.). Only the first place winners from County shows are accepted for the State Show.

Optimally, there should be at least 2-3 entries (on the County level) for a first place winner to be selected in that category. However, if there is only a SINGLE entry in a category, it is the County Juror’s discretion to award First Place (if that Juror judges the work as deserving to represent the County at the State Show) or to award an Honorable Mention.


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