Call for Artists: Eastern West Virginia Juried Art Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display September 6-29. There will be an opening reception on on Saturday, September 7 from 5-8pm.

The exhibit is open to artists in all media who reside in one of the eight counties that compose the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Those counties are Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy, Grant, Mineral, and Pendleton. The theme for the exhibit is open.

The Juror for the exhibit is Katherine Byrnes, owner of the Bridge Gallery in Shepherdstown, WV. Ms Brynes is an accomplished gallerist and art consultant.

Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years. The deadline for submission is August 5, 2013. Details, including entry forms and the full schedule are posted on the web at For more information contact Rip Smith at 304-596-0873 or email

The Berkeley Art Works is a service of The Berkeley Arts Council, 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 Berkeley Arts Council is on the Web at