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Monday, April 6, 2015

Atlantic County to Showcase Talented Senior Artists

Atlantic County residents age 60 years and older are encouraged to enter original pieces of artwork in the 39th annual Atlantic County Senior Citizens Art Show for professional and non-professional artists. Art work will be exhibited from May 2 through May 20 at the Atlantic County Library/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Avenue.

“This show is a favorite among our residents, as both participants and appreciative patrons. It is a wonderful way to showcase the talents and contributions of our seniors,” stated Dennis Levinson, Atlantic County Executive. “If you’ve never experienced it, I encourage you to do so; you won’t be disappointed.”

Winning entries in the juried show will advance to the state competition. Entries must have been created within the past three years and have not been previously entered in this competition. Categories include: acrylic, craft, digital imagery, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, drawing/print, sculpture and watercolor. One professional winner and non-professional winner from each category will be selected for advancement.

Entries will be accepted at the library April 27-30, 10 AM to 3:30 PM each day. Guidelines are available online at www.aclink.org/intergenerational or by calling Cindy McNellis at (609) 645-7700, ext. 4347. One entry ONLY per artist.

All winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony to be held on Wednesday, May 20, 1-3 PM. A monetary prize of $100 will be presented to each first place winner from the Atlantic County Division of Intergenerational Services. Award ribbons will be presented for second and third place and honorable mention in each category.

Click here for guidelines.

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