The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Fourth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit. The exhibit will open April 10, in the special exhibit gallery space at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, April 12 from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through May 4.
The exhibit will have the theme "Art and Earth: My Art - My World" and entries should reflect the artist's view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique is acceptable. The exhibition is open to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in The Berkeley Art Works. All entries must be submitted digitally in jpeg format on a CD. Entries must be postmarked by Feb. 18, 2014.
The juror for the 2014 exhibit will be Lauren Schell Dickens, the Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
There will be a minimum prize fund of $600 including a $250 prize for Best in Show.
The full prospectus and entry forms are available at www.berkeleyartswv.org/artworks/artandearth/ or at the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 304-620-7277.