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New Port Richey Community Art Show to be held in August

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on July 10, 2018

The City of New Port Richey will be hosting the Fourth Annual Community Art Show during the month of August at the Susan Dillinger Art Gallery located in City Hall, 5919 Main Street, New Port Richey.  The theme of this year’s exhibit is “It’s a Jungle Out There” and will be limited to the first 50 artists who register.  Submissions must be in one of the following mediums: graphics/drawings, mixed media, oils & acrylics, photography or watercolors. A maximum of two entries per artist allowed.

Voting for the Community Art Show will begin on Monday, August 6, 2018 and will run each weekday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until Friday, August 17, 2018. The public is invited to come down to City Hall and vote for their favorite work of art.  Voting slips will be available in the Susan Dillinger Art Gallery located on the first floor in City Hall.

The awards reception will be held on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall where the top five vote-getters will be announced and receive the “People’s Choice” ribbons. One artist will be bestowed the 2018 “Mayor’s Choice” medal.

If you are interested in participating in the Community Art Show, please contact Judy Meyers with the City Manager’s Office at (727) 853-1021 or via e-mail at [email protected] for more details and to obtain an application for the event. All applications and submittals must be received by July 27, 2018 in order to participate in the exhibition.