Images 2020 Juried Exhibition
deadline: Friday, May 8, 2020
Images 2020 is a juried exhibition of drawings, paintings, mixed media, photography, hand-pulled prints, watercolors, fiber, paper, and digital art. The Images exhibition is open to artists whose primary residence is in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Artists of all ages are welcome, and they especially encourage enrolled students from ages 16 through 26 to apply. Artists enter the show by submitting digital images of work created in the last three years. The entry deadline is May 8.
The exhibition will hang in Schlow Centre Region Library and the Kish Bank Expect More Store throughout the month of July.
The Library is located at 211 South Allen Street in downtown State College. Show hours in this space are the same as the library’s hours, generally 9 am – 8 pm on Mondays – Wednesdays; noon – 8 pm on Thursdays; 9 am – 6 pm on Fridays; and 9 am – 5 pm on Saturdays. The library is closed on Sundays. There may be times when the work displayed in the Downsbrough Room is not accessible due to other library programming. To check the library’s hours, please call (814) 237-6236.
Kish Bank’s Expect More Store is located at 114 South Allen Street. Show hours here are 9 am – 5 pm on Mondays through Fridays and 9 am – noon on Saturdays. The bank is closed on Sundays. Kish Bank will be sponsoring and hosting an Opening Reception on Downtown State College’s First Friday, July 3 from 5:30 – 8 pm. All are welcome.
Approximately sixty works of art will be chosen by juror Emily Burns. She will also award a minimum of $1,900 in prizes as follows: one Best of Show Award, sponsored by Kish Bank; four merit awards, sponsored by the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, the Bellefonte Art Museum of Centre County, Garbrick Shadle Insurance Company, and the State College Framing Company & Gallery; an award for best pastel, sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society; the William D. Davis Memorial Drawing Award, sponsored by the Sturtz-Davis family; and an award for best student submission, sponsored by the Schlow Library Foundation.
Award winners will be announced at the Awards Reception on Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 pm during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. The Awards Reception will be sponsored by CBICC and hosted by Schlow Centre Region Library.
Members of the public will also be able to vote for a Viewers’ Choice Award, sponsored by Joyce Robinson & Norman Spivey, which will be announced at the close of the exhibition.