Artists 55 and over invited to showcase work


If you are an artist age 55 and over, you are invited to submit your original work to Senior Showcase: Art after 55.

The Showcase is a cooperative effort of Delaware County District Library, Willow Brook Christian Communities and SourcePoint.

Residents of Delaware County and surrounding counties are encouraged to apply. Artists may submit up to three pieces of original artwork for consideration, and all pieces must have been completed within the past three years. The categories for submission are:

2D categories: Painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, and computer art.

3D categories: Ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, glass, fiber, and metal/glass/wood/stone.

The entry fee is $10 to enter one piece, or $20 for two or three pieces.

Awards will be given to the Best in Show and People’s Choice, as well as to the top three winners in the 2D category and 3D category. Artwork selected for inclusion in the show will be displayed at the Orange Branch of the Delaware County District Library. The Showcase will open with a reception on Friday evening, Oct. 14, and work will remain on display from Oct. 15-22.

Entries will be accepted through Sept. 16, and high-quality photographs must be submitted with each entry. Complete details on the show, as well as an official entry form and ongoing information and announcements may be obtained by visiting the Senior Showcase Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SeniorArtShowcase55. With questions about the event or entry submissions, contact the event organizers via email to SeniorArtShowcase55@gmail.com.

The Senior Showcase is made possible through the support of sponsors includng AlerStallings, M P Promotionals, Beth Fisher-Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate/Bighill, Diane & Ralph Hodges/The Arts Castle, Silver Crown Homecare, Willow Brook Christian Communities and SourcePoint.