Lynwood Artists and Piedmont Arts invite artists living within a 100-mile radius of Martinsville, or artists who are members of Piedmont Arts or Lynwood Artists, to enter work in the museum’s annual open-entry exhibition, “Expressions.”
Artists may enter work at Piedmont Arts (215 Starling Ave.) on Saturday, May 7 between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. No more than two works may be submitted by each artist and all works must adhere to the guidelines found in the “Expressions 2016” entry form, which is available at the museum and online at PiedmontArts.org.
Lynwood Artists members and students in grades 9-12 may also enter work on Thursday, May 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the museum.
“Expressions 2016” is a judged exhibition with cash prizes awarded for first, second and third place in seven categories, as well as purchase awards, the Lynwood Artists Award and Best In Show. This year’s exhibition will be judged by Nick Bragg, retired executive director of Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem, N.C.
“Expressions 2016” will open on Friday, May 20 with a members-only reception and awards ceremony from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Piedmont Arts members, prospective members, artists and guests are invited to attend.
“Expressions 2016” will be on display at the museum May 21-July 22. Piedmont Arts exhibits are always admission free. Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit PiedmontArts.org.