Potomac River Regional Art Show

posted Mar 26, 2012, 6:02 PM by League of Reston Artists Webmaster


Potomac River Regional Art Show 
  July 13 to August 5, 2012


The Ninth Annual Potomac River Regional Art Show, to be held July 13 to August 5 at the Town Center  in Colonial Beach, VA, is now open for artists to enter their works. The show is sponsored by the Colonial Beach Artists Guild and the Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce.  Each artist may enter two pieces of art work, and the first 85 pieces registered will be accepted.  All accepted art pieces will be judged after hanging for cash awards totaling at least $1,000.   The guild is honored to have Jennifer Glave and B.J. Kocen of Richmond, VA as judges for this year’s show.  The registration process consists of filling out an official entry form and sending it by U.S. Postal Service to the address below. The show brochure which includes the entry form can be obtained as follows: (1) download from www.colonialbeachartistsguild.org, (2) in person at several art-related venues in Colonial Beach or (3) by mail through a phoned request to 804-224-7200 or a mailed request to 100 Taylor St. #101, Colonial Beach, VA 22443. 

Specific information about what art work is eligible for the show is outlined in the brochure with entry form.   The entry fee is $25 for the first piece and $10 for the second piece.  A 15% commission is taken on sales by the Colonial Beach Artists Guild. The entry deadline is June 12, 2012 and the last day to change registration information is June 18.   Since entry is “first-come-first-served” up to 85 pieces of work, artists are encouraged to enter one or two pieces of art as soon as possible.  

For further information contact Carl Thor at 804-224-7200 or Shirley Rush at 804-224-2774.

You can now also print this entry form from the above mentioned web site www.colonialbeachartistsguild.org  - there it will be found in PDF form and can be printed and mailed.