SRG inviting artists to submit work to Schuylkill Themed Art Show

The Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area invites artists to submit original pieces for the 18th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill Juried Art Show and Sale in November at the Pottstown Campus of Montgomery County Community College.

Artists are invited to submit original artwork or photography on paper or canvas of a scene within the Heritage Area. New this year: SRG is also extending the invitation to artists to submit their original sculptures into the show. All submitted work should communicate the distinctive nature of the region and can focus on people, the river, streams, landscape, or historic property.

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The Best in Show artist or photographer will receive a $500 prize. Pieces ranked in 2nd place, third place, as honorable mentions, and selected as the staff choice will also receive cash prizes. Best in Show sculpture will receive a $250 prize.

Artists may offer their work for sale during the show. The prospectus and application can be viewed at schuylkillriver.org/artshow. Artists should plan to deliver artwork for submission to the college on Oct. 24th and 25th at North Hall of MCCC, 16 West High Street, Pottstown.

Albright College Professor Kristen T. Woodward, MFA will be serving as juror for the show. Schuylkill River Greenways will be hosting the Serving the Schuylkill Fundraiser Thursday evening, November 10th, 2022, in conjunction with the art show opening. The Fundraiser will be invitation only and artists with artwork in the show will receive 2 invitations (one for them and one for a guest).

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The 18th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show will open as a free exhibit to the public November 7th to 27th. For more information about this year’s show, visit schuylkillriver.org/artshow.

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