Registration for Open Painting Show

calling all painters! 2023 open painting show

Saturday, May 13th 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

C. X. Carlson Cultural Room

Calling All Painters!

Enter the Quarryville Library’s 2023 Open Painting Show.

Sponsored by the Quarryville Library Art Committee.

The opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 20, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the C. X. Carlson Gallery at the Quarryville Library.

This show is open to the public. Amateur and professional painters age 16 and older are invited to enter one or two paintings, with an entry fee of $10 per painting. Entries may be brought to the library on Saturday, May 13 between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Cash prizes ($100 first place, $50 second place in each category) will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Nature (animals, plants, etc.)
  • Earthscape (land, sea, atmosphere, still life, etc.)
  • Humanity (portraits, people)
  • Abstraction

Awards will be announced at 3:00 pm during the opening reception.

Works may or may not be for sale, and are expected to hang throughout the show. Paintings should be framed or mounted, and ready for hanging with either wire or saw-tooth hangers. Paintings must be appropriate for public viewing in a gallery used for children’s programs. The exhibit will be available for viewing during regular library hours through Wednesday, June 21, 2023.

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