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Call for artists: Juried Railroad Art Exhibit

By Staff | Jun 10, 2016

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, announces the Call for Entries for “Heavy Metal,” a juried exhibit of railroad art to be on display from Aug. 31 through Oct. 1, in the special exhibit gallery space at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

The exhibit is open nationally to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. The Council seeks to present an exhibit of artworks in a wide range of media and techniques that celebrates the diverse rail heritage in the United States. The juror for the exhibit is Michael Doig, assistant professor of Art at Davis & Elkins College in Elkins.

The exhibit is being produced in association with the Center for Railroad Tourism at Davis & Elkins College.

Entries for the “Heavy Metal” exhibit must be submitted as digital images for jurying. For details and the full prospectus, visit artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/hmetal/. The deadline for entries is July 18.

The Berkeley Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in West Virginia working to ensure that Berkeley County has a vibrant, vital arts environment by promoting awareness, understanding and appreciation of the literary, visual and performing arts in the Eastern Panhandle. The Berkeley Arts Council is on the Web at www.berkeleyartswv.org.