East Granby Public Library Invites Artists!


“East Granby Public Library Invites Artists:  11th Annual Juried Art Show”


The East Granby Public Library,  24 Center Street, will proudly host its 11th Annual Juried Art Show beginning Saturday, January 25th. This popular event attracts visitors from all over New England.

 The juried art show, with categories for oil or acrylic paintings, pastel or graphic arts, watercolors, and sculpture or mulitmedia, will be accepting hand-delivered entries Thursday, Jan. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library. Entry Fees: $20 for first entry, $10 for second entry, $10 for child entry. Checks should be made out to: East Granby Public Library.

 An Opening Awards Reception will be held on Saturday, January 25th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Live music by Judy Handler & Mark Levesque as well as refreshments will greet visitors.

 Our juror, NC Whitcher,  is a Connecticut artist who works as a printmaker, painter and multimedia artist. Her artwork is about energy, color and excitement.  She utilizes a variety of media and composition to convey emotions and a sense of time or place. She keeps an active exhibiting schedule in national and regional shows, juried competitions and commercial galleries in both solo and group exhibits.  She has received awards for monotypes, oil and acrylic paintings, and stoneware vessels. Her grants, honors, and awards include artist-in-residence at the Vermont Studio Center, and a National Endowment for the Arts participant grant for drawing and painting at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the current President of the Connecticut Women Artists.  ncwhitcher.net.

 Artwork will be on display during library hours from January 27th – March 1st 2014.

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