2019 Mesa County Libraries Culture Fest Art Show seeks entries

Colorful Culture Fest logoArt work is being sought for the annual juried art show that will take place as part of the 2019 Mesa County Libraries Culture Fest, a celebration of Mesa County’s cultural diversity.

This popular art show will be exhibited Oct. 25, 2019, through Jan. 2, 2020, at the Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. 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 weigh more than 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 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, and juror’s notification of accepted works will be made Oct. 7-11.

Honoraria of $400, $300, and $200, provided by the Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture, will be presented to the top three placers.

Complete rules, information, and an entry form for the art show are available here. Artists are encouraged to observe the entry rules carefully. Entries will only be accepted online through the website.

Culture Fest is a two-day celebration of culture and diversity. The art show reception will take place 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, and Culture Fest will happen 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Central Library.

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