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2021 Llano Estacado Art Association Open Art Show
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January 28, 2021 at 3:00 PM - January 28, 2021 at 7:00 PM


The Center for the Arts 122 W Broadway St. Hobbs, NM

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Open art
Saturday January 30, to Friday, March 26, 2021
The Center for the Arts, 122 W. Broadway St., Hobbs, NM (Downtown)
CALENDAR: Entry Date: Thursday, January 28, 3 pm– 7 pm
Hang Show Friday, January 29, 1-5 pm
Judging: Saturday, January 30, 9 am
Critique: Saturday, January 30, 1 pm
Public Reception & Awards Presentation: Saturday, January 30, 5 pm -7 pm
Center for the Arts Open to Public: Tuesday- Saturday – 1 pm – 7 pm
Pick-Up Art: Saturday, March 27 – 1 pm-3 pm
JUDGE: Mario Kiran is a native of Bangalore, India. He holds a Diploma in Drawing and Painting from Ken School of Fine Art, Bangalore, India and an M.F.A. in Painting from the University of South Dakota. Mr. Kiran teaches printmaking and two-dimensional design at the University of Texas Permian Basin. His artwork has been exhibited internationally and nationally in over one hundred invitational and juried exhibitions.
THEME: Think Art: Life’s Impressions
CATEGORIES: All media are accepted. All entries will be judged on their own merit against all other entries in the category regardless of style or media. Placement of artwork in a category should be determined by the predominant subject (focal point) of the artwork.
1. Adventure 2. Persistence 3. Tranquility 4. Unique 5. Whimsical
If necessary, LEAA will determine the placement of artwork in an alternate category.
LEAA reserves the right to combine categories and move artwork based on the number of entries.
ELIGIBILITY: Entries must be original works of art, completed within the last two years, and not previously shown in Lea County. All entries must be hand delivered. Persons entering must be at least 16 years of age.
AWARDS: Best of Show $250. For each category: First place $125, Second place $75, and Third place $50. Ribbons awarded for Honorable Mention at the judge’s discretion. New! Artist Participation Award: $100 Visa Gift Card. Each artist who participates will be placed in a drawing for the gift card. This will be announced at the Awards presentation.
ENTRY FEES: $10.00 per entry for LEAA members; $15.00 per entry for non-members. Memberships available at registration; Lea County Member, $20; Lea County Couple, $30; Outside Lea County Member, $25; Outside Lea County Couple, $35; Sponsorships available starting at $50.
SALES: 20% commission charged on all sales; you can label work not for sale (NFS). Lea County Commission for the Arts
(Center for the Arts) receives all commissions. Prices may not be changed after artwork is entered.
SPECIFICATIONS: All two-dimensional hanging artwork must be wired for hanging with the wire falling approximately two (2) inches below the top of the frame. All paintings must be framed with the exception of gallery wrapped canvas and all types of museum series panels. Artwork with saw tooth or string hangers will not be accepted. LEAA reserves the right to reject artwork for any reason. Artwork must hang for the duration of the show. No wet paint accepted.
CONTACT: Nancy Powell, President, 390-9086
E-MAIL: LEAA.artists@yahoo.com


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