Call for Entries: Fourth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit

Call for Entries: Fourth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Fourth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit. The exhibit will open April 10, 2014 in the special exhibit gallery space at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, April 12 from 5-7pm. The exhibit will be on display through May 4, 2014.

The exhibit will have the theme “Art and Earth: My Art – My World” and entries should reflect the artist’s view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique is acceptable. The exhibition is open to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in The Berkeley Art Works. All entries must be submitted digitally in jpeg format on a CD. Entries must be postmarked by February 18, 2014.

The juror for the 2014 exhibit will be Lauren Schell Dickens, the Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

There will be a minimum prize fund of $600 including a $250 prize for Best in Show.

The full prospectus and entry forms are available at or at the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. For more information email or call 304-620-7277.

The Berkeley Art Works, a service of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans. The Berkeley Arts Council is on the Web at

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