Bourbon County Arts Council calls for entries for the 2024 Fine Arts Exhibit to be held at the Danny & Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center on the campus of FSCC Thursday, February 29th thru Saturday, March 9th.
Entries are due February 23rd.
See details here as published by FortScott.biz:
The Bourbon County Arts Council announces its 32nd Annual Fine Arts Competition and Exhibit, to be held at the Danny and Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center on the campus of Fort Scott Community College, Thursday, February 29th, through Saturday, March 9th.
The mixed media competition is open to artists aged 16 and older. Categories include Ceramics, Drawing and Graphics (Pencil, Pen, Ink), Fiber Art, Glasswork, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting (Oil & Acrylic), Pastel, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Watercolor.
A new themed category has been included; the theme this year is “ART OF EVERYDAY LIFE”. An artist may create a piece in any of the above media categories, as it relates to the theme.
Entry fees are $7.50 per piece for Bourbon County Arts Council members and $10.00 per piece for non-members.
Artists may enter up to five pieces, but only three in any one category. Entry deadline and payment are due by February 23rd, 2024.
Cash awards totaling over $3500.00 will be made, for Best of Show in 2D and 3D, First and Second Place winners in each category, and a Popular Vote winner.
Entry requested by calling Deb Anderson at 620-224-8650, Deb Halsey at (620)224-0684, or e-mailing email@example.com.
PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer accepting pieces shipped to BCAC for entry into the exhibit.
The schedule for this year’s Exhibit is as follows: Entry forms and payment, as stated above, are due by February 23rd
. No late entries will be accepted. Artwork will be accepted at the Ellis Fine Arts Center on Sunday February 25th, between 1 and 4 pm.
Juror critique of the artwork will occur on Wednesday February 28th; this is closed to artists and the public.
The BCAC will host a Chamber Coffee Thursday February 29th at 8:00 am at the Ellis Center.
A reception, open to the public, will be held for participating artists and the Juror that evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
The Exhibit will be open for public viewing on Thursday, February 29th through Friday March 8th, from 12:00 pm until 7:00 pm, and on Saturday, March 9th, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.
The Danny and Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center is located at 2108 Horton St., Fort Scott, Kansas.