[PA-NJ Glassblowers] State Museum of Pennsylvania Invites Artists to Apply for Art of the State: 2016 Juried Exhibition

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State Museum of Pennsylvania Invites Artists to Apply for Art of the State:
2016 Juried Exhibition

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 


The State Museum of Pennsylvania invites artists from across Pennsylvania to
apply by Monday, February 29 for an opportunity to showcase their work in
Art of the StateR: Pennsylvania 2016, a juried art exhibition.  The
exhibition will run from June 26 to September 11 at The State Museum in


Artists who are Pennsylvania residents can compete in five categories: 
Works on Paper


"The 49th annual Art of the State exhibition will provide a showcase for
artists from across the state," said David Dunn, Director of The State
Museum, "It's a fantastic opportunity for new, as well as established
artist, to exhibit their work at The State Museum and receive statewide


Entries are submitted online. Information is available online at
<http://www.statemuseumpa.org/> www.statemuseumpa.org, click on 2016 Art of
the State Entries in the "Quick Links" at the bottom of the homepage. The
application deadline is February 29.


Exhibit jurors include:

Painting and Work on Paper:
Kevin Wixted 
Professor of Drawing Painting 
Alfred University - School of Art & Design 
Alfred, New York  


Marc Duke 
Fine Art Photographer 
Leesburg, Florida


Three-Dimensional Craft and Sculpture:
Beth Ann Gerstein 
American Museum of Ceramic Art 
Executive Director 
Pomona, California 


Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2016 Awards Juror:
Barbara McNulty
Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Director 
Lebanon Valley College 
Annville, Pennsylvania


More than $7,000 in cash awards will be presented at an opening reception at
The State Museum on Sunday, June 26. A first prize of$500, second prize of
$300 and third prize of $200 will be awarded in each of the five categories.


The State Museum will select one of the pieces of art for its permanent
collection awarding the artist a $2,000 Purchase Prize.


The Art of the State exhibition is co-sponsored by The State Museum and Jump
Street. Jump Street is a Harrisburg-based non-profit organization dedicated
to developing educational and economic opportunities with the arts for all
age groups.


The State Museum of Pennsylvania, adjacent to the State Capitol in
Harrisburg, is one of 25 historic sites and museums administered by
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of the Pennsylvania
Trails of History. The State Museum offers expansive collections
interpreting Pennsylvania's fascinating heritage. With exhibits examining
the dawn of geologic time, the Native American experience, the colonial and
revolutionary era, a pivotal Civil War battleground, and the Commonwealth's
vast industrial age, The State Museum demonstrates that Pennsylvania's story
is America's story.


For more information or to enter, visit  <http://www.statemuseumpa.org/>

Media Contact: Howard Pollman, 717-705-8639


SOURCE Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission



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