November 29, 2023


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Essex County seniors invited to participate in juried art show


Nonprofessional and specialist senior citizen artists who are 60 and older and reside in Essex County are invited to take part in the 2022 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Present and Exhibition. The deadline to submit artwork is Wednesday, Aug.

“Essex County has a thriving arts local community and our Senior Artwork Exhibit permits our more mature inhabitants, equally industry experts and non-specialists, to screen their primary creations where everyone can see them,” mentioned Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. “This is an exceptional suggests for us to advertise the arts and inspire our inhabitants to use their skills. I motivate our seniors to submit their work and invite our inhabitants to pay a visit to the Artwork Show,” he additional.

Senior citizens will be thought of as expert artists if they satisfy at least two of the next conditions: have sold their artwork through commercial channels together with craft fairs have revealed their artwork in specialist galleries or experienced artwork reveals for two or extra decades have experienced their do the job chosen in two or much more juried artwork or craft reveals have acquired two or far more awards for their work or have a professional membership in an artist’s or craft person’s guild or association. Seniors with non-qualified position do not meet at the very least two of the previously mentioned conditions.

Awards will be introduced in the following classes: acrylic portray, craft, digital, blended media, oil portray, pastel, print, pictures, sculpture, watercolor painting and performs on paper. First-spot winners will be suitable to take part in the New Jersey Senior Art Contest.

Seniors can submit two entries of original artwork that were done inside the last three many years. Artwork need to be matted, mounted or framed, with screw eyes and wire attached. Hanging artwork may possibly be no bigger than 30 inches in any dimension or smaller than 10 inches in any dimension. Sculpture or 3-D crafts cannot exceed 20 inches in any dimension.

All images of the artwork ought to be clearly labeled with the subsequent details: the artist’s title, deal with, title of perform, medium, day designed, measurement, professional or non-skilled position, and approximate benefit of the painting.

For additional info or to obtain an software, go to or speak to Jackie Matthews at 973-735-6228 or [email protected].


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