Welcome In, a watercolor by Anni Matsick, was awarded the Images 2022 Best of Show, sponsored by State College Framing Company & Gallery. 

The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts has issued its Call for Entries for its popular juried fine art exhibition, Images 2023.  The exhibition runs from July 1 – 31, 2023 at the Schlow Centre Region Library in downtown State College.

Images 2023 is open to artists 16 and older whose primary residence is in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Eligible 2D media include drawings, paintings, pastels, mixed media, photography, hand-pulled prints, watercolors, fiber, paper, and digital art.  Digital images of original work produced after January 1, 2020 may be submitted.  The entry deadline is May 6.

A total of $1,800 in cash prizes will be awarded by the juror as follows: Best of Show ($500), Best Drawing ($200), Best Pastel ($200), Best Photograph ($200), and 4 merit awards ($150 each).  There is also an award for Best Student Submission ($100).  Winners will be announced at an Awards Reception during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts on July 13, 2023.

The application and more detailed information may be found online at https://arts-festival.com/images-exhibition-gallery.  That’s also where you can find a link to last year’s Images 2022 online gallery.

The Images 2023 exhibition is just one facet of the 57th Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, which will be held July 12 through July 16, 2023.  Watch for more information at https://arts-festival.com/.

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