Artists Invited to Participate in "Mercer County Artists 2007"

12-18-06

From last year's show,
"Rally in the Rain"
by Ted Peck.

Winner of the 2006 Purchase Award.

 

WEST WINDSOR, NJ: Artists living, working or studying in Mercer County are invited to participate in "Mercer County Artists 2007," an annual juried exhibition taking place in The Gallery at Mercer County Community College.

This will be the 35th anniversary of the event, a collaboration between the college and Mercer County's Cultural and Heritage Commission. Jurying will take place on Saturday, January 13 for this one-day event. Artists must drop their work off between 9:30 am and noon, and must pick up work not selected for the show later the same day.

This year's juror is Burt Wasserman, who taught Fine Art and Art Appreciation at Rowan College for many years. He is the esteemed art critic with Art Matters newspaper, as well as a recognized artist with work in many public and private collections.

More than $1,500 in prizes and purchase awards will be presented, including several Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission purchase awards, the Utrecht Art Supplies Best in Show prize, and the annual West Windsor Arts Council award. Show dates are Jan. 22 to Feb. 16, 2007. A reception for the artists will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. A prospectus is available on-line and in the display area outside of the gallery.

The Gallery is located in the Communications Building, second floor, on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. For additional information, e-mail gallery@mccc.edu or call 609-570-3589.

This exhibit is supported, in part, by the Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission, through a grant from the County Board of Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.

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