Call for Artists: Berkeley Arts Council Members’ Exhibit

Berkeley Art Works

All artists who are members of – or who join – the Berkeley Arts Council are invited to exhibit one or two art works in the Berkeley Art Works gallery, January 8 through February 1, 2015. There will be a reception on Friday, January 16 from 5-7pm.

The exhibit is not juried. Any current member (for 2015) of the Berkeley Arts Council may participate in the exhibit. Artists who are not current members may join or renew online or at the gallery when the artwork is delivered for the exhibit. There is no entry fee other than membership dues. Participation in the exhibit is a benefit of membership.

To participate, deliver one or two art works to the gallery during regular hours on Friday, January 2 (12-8pm), Saturday, January 3 (12-5pm), and Sunday January 4 (12-3pm).

Although the exhibit is not juried, work must be properly framed or otherwise well presented for display. Framed work must be wired for hanging. Three-dimensional fine art and fine crafts are welcome. An identification card or tag must be attached to each piece.

If for sale, the tag must indicate the price of the work. The Berkeley Art Works will retain a 30% commission on sales of work in the exhibit. Please direct questions via email to berkeleyartswv@gmail.com or 304-620-7277.

2015 Berkeley Arts Council Membership

As we approach the end of 2014, we are able to report that the arts are alive and well in Berkeley County. If you are a current (2014) member you should be on the lookout for your renewal information that be sent by (snail) mail. But you can save us the cost of mailing if you go right now to www.berkeleyartswv.org/join.php and renew for 2015 online. and your early renewal will give us confidence that we will go into 2015 with strong support from the community.

If you are not a current member, please consider joining and supporting our efforts. You can join through the web site or come in to the Berkeley Art Works and pick up the forms.

The Berkeley Art Works, a project 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 http://www.berkeleyartswv.org/.

 

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