Entries sought for 2016 Culture Fest art show at Mesa County Libraries

Culture Fest LogoArt work is being sought for a juried art show that will take place as part of Mesa County Libraries’ 2016 Culture Fest, an annual two-day celebration of Mesa County’s cultural diversity.

The show will be exhibited Oct. 25, 2016, through Jan. 3, 2017, at the Central Library, Fifth Street and Grand Avenue in Grand Junction.

The exhibition is competitive and is open to artists 18 and older who live in Mesa County. Two-dimensional fine art, including photography and computer-generated work, will be accepted. Work cannot exceed 36 by 48 inches and cannot exceed 40 pounds, and it must be display-ready with a secure wire hanger.

Artists may submit two entries by digital image for consideration. Entries will be accepted through 6 p.m. Oct. 7, 2016, and juror’s notification of accepted works will be made Oct. 10-14. Avery Glassman, curator at the Western Colorado Center for the Arts, will be the juror.

Honoraria will be presented to first-, second-, and third-place works.

Complete rules, information, and an entry form for the art show are available here. Artists are encouraged to observe the entry rules carefully.

Culture Fest is a two-day celebration of different cultures and diversity. This year, the art show reception will take place 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, and Culture Fest will happen Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Central Library.

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