8/12/2021 - Somerset County Accepting Submissions for Senior Art Show
Somerset County Accepting Submissions for Senior Art Show
Entry Deadline for Artwork Is Aug. 31
SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission is accepting submissions for its 2021 annual senior art show to be held from Sept. 13 to Oct 22. This year, the exhibition will be displayed in the County Administration Building and virtually on the Somerset County website.
Artists can choose to have their artwork displayed in the virtual gallery only, or in both the virtual and live, in-person galleries. First-place winners will automatically be entered into the State Senior Art Show, which will be held virtually beginning Oct. 29 until the end of the year.
Eligibility and Submission Requirements:
To be eligible, artists must be a resident of Somerset County and at least 60-years of age.
Entrants may submit artwork in watercolors, oils, acrylics, digital/computer art, photography, pastels, drawings, mixed media, sculpture and printmaking.
All entrants must submit a photo of their work online so they can be juried for the State Art Show. Only one photo of artwork per artist will be accepted. Artwork that was created more than three years ago or has previously been submitted to the Somerset County Senior Art Show will not be accepted. The deadline to register and submit artwork is Tuesday, Aug. 31.
To submit photos of artwork, visit https://bit.ly/SeniorArtShowApp2021. If applicants experience technical difficulties when submitting their artwork, contact the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Office at 908-231-7110 or send an email to CulturalHeritage@co.somerset.nj.us.
For more information about the 2021 Senior Art Show, visit https://bit.ly/SeniorArtShowInfo.
Annual Somerset County Senior Art Show
The senior art exhibit is co-sponsored by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services and made possible by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission
The Somerset County Cultural Heritage Commission (SCC&HC) is a nine-member committee, appointed by the Somerset County Commissioners, who are responsible for developing county programs that promote public interest in local and county history, the arts, cultural values and goals, as well as traditions of the community, state and nation.
The SCC&HC is committed to facilitating equal access to programs, services and resources for all people without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical disability.