River Arts in Damariscotta, is inviting artists to submit work for its upcoming “Celebrating Color” Exhibition. They are seeking submissions in any media; sculpture and fine crafts are welcome. All work is due by 4pm on Saturday, December 13 at 4 pm. The opening reception is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 19 from 5-7. The exhibition will hang until January 15.

The juror for the exhibition will be John Lorence. Lorence attended Case Western, the Parsons School of Design, Cambridge School of Design and the Cranbrook Academy of Art where he earned his BFA and MFA.

Artists can enter up to 3 works for jurying. ($15 entry fee for members $20 entry fee for non-members) All work entered must be for sale. Wall-hung work size maximum: 60 inches in height, 42 inches in width – and for safety reasons plexiglass or other non-glass option should be used for work over 34 inches, excluding pastels. The entry form is available on the website at http://www.riverartsme.org or at the gallery at 241 US Route 1, Damariscotta. Inquiries can be made by email at info@riverartsme.org or by phone 563-1507.

River Arts holds 10 themed, open, juried exhibitions per year—with some of Maine’s most prominent art community members as jurors. Over 800 different Maine artists have exhibited in these shows. The gallery program creates opportunity for artists to have their work selected, participate in the gallery process and sell their work. Over 7,000 people visited the gallery and participated in events and workshops last year.

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