MCCC Gallery Calls for Entries for
2010 Mercer County Artists Exhibit


1/28/10


West Windsor, N.J. -- Artists aged 18 or older who live, work or study in Mercer County, N.J., are invited to submit work to be considered for this year's Mercer County Artists exhibit. Artists may enter one or two pieces in any media except photography. (The county hosts a separate Mercer County Photography exhibit).

Jurying will take place on Saturday, Feb. 13 at The Gallery at Mercer County Community College. Artwork should be dropped off at The Galley between 9:30 a.m. and noon. Work not selected for the exhibit must be picked up that same afternoon between 3:45 and 5:00 p.m.

Awards and prizes, including the Utrecht Paints Best in Show, the 8th Annual West Windsor Arts Council Prize, and the coveted Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission Purchase Awards, will be announced at the show's Opening Reception, which will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The show will be on display through April 1.

This year's juror is C.J. Mugavero, owner of The Artful Deposit Gallery on Farnsworth Avenue in historic Bordentown, N.J. She opened the first Artful Deposit Gallery in Monmouth County in 1986, and has been a gallery owner and art dealer ever since. More about her gallery and roster of nationally recognized artists can be viewed here.

A prospectus may be downloaded from the Gallery page. For a hard copy of the prospectus, artists should email their name, full address and zip code to gallery@mccc.edu or they can pick up a copy in front of The Gallery on the day of the jurying.

This exhibition is co-sponsored by and supported through a grant from the Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission, with funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.

The Gallery is located on the second floor of MCCC's Communications building, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Directions to the campus can be found here. See campus map here.

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