Call for Artists Second Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit.

The Berkeley Arts Council and The Arts Centre are again joining forces to bring a juried art exhibit to The Arts Centre gallery in Martinsburg, WV. The exhibit will be held April 20 – May 20, 2012.

"Don't Go" Copyright Matthew Derezinski
2011 Merit Award: "Don't Go" by Matthew Derezinski of Kirksville, Missouri

The exhibit, which will be produced by the Berkeley Arts Council, will have the theme “Art and Earth: My Art – My World.” Artists in all media are invited to submit works that express their feelings about nature and the environment.

The Juror for the exhibit will be Laura Amussen, Director of Exhibitions and Art Collection Coordinator at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.

Entries for the exhibit will be accepted starting January 3, 2012 and the deadline for submission is February 20, 2012.

Details, including entry forms and the full schedule are posted on the Berkeley Arts Council web site . For more information contact Rip Smith at 304-596-0873 or email

"Healing Water" Copyright Jean Kellogg
2011 Merit Award: "Healing Water" Copyright Jean Kellogg of Capon Bridge, WV

The Berkeley Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) non‐profit 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 of West Virginia.

The Arts Centre,  a 501(c)(3) organization located in the historic Federal Building in Martinsburg, WV, continues an over 20 year commitment to providing educational experiences in the arts for children and adults in the Eastern Panhandle and Quad-state region.