Art and Earth Juried Exhibit Deadlline Approaching

The deadline for submission to the Second Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit is less than a month away. The deadline for submission is February 20, 2012.

The Berkeley Arts Council has announced a preliminary prize fund of $600. Additional cash prizes may be offered depending on entries.

The exhibit, which will be produced by the Berkeley Arts Council in collaboration with The Arts Centre in Martinsburg, WV, has 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.

The exhibit will run April 20 through May 20, 2012 at The Arts Centre gallery, 300 West King Street in Martinsburg. An opening reception and awards presentation will be Friday, April 20 from 5-7pm

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

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.