Competitions 6th Highlands Art Exhibit
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U.S. National Deadline: May 23, 2019 – The New Jersey Highlands Coalition, in association with the Morris Museum, is proud to announce its 6th Highlands Juried Art Exhibit featuring the landscapes, flora, fauna, natural, cultural and historic resources of the Highlands of NY, NJ, PA and CT.
Artists are invited to submit work for an exhibit at the Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey, from August through October, 2019. New this year will be the addition of a Youth Category for artists under the age of 18, and a Sculpture/3-D category. Selected entries will be featured in the Morris Museum’s spacious Hedley Gallery and the three top prize winners also will be shown at Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery in Bernardsville later in the year.
Two-dimensional painting, drawing, pastel, mixed-media and photography featuring the landscapes, flora, fauna, natural, cultural, or historic resources of the Highlands of NY, NJ, PA and CT will be accepted for jurying, as will 3-D, small sculpture and carving. Abstract images and sculpture are also accepted as long as they are inspired by the Highlands.
There will be a Grand Prize of $500, in addition to Second Place and Third Place awards of $300 and $200 respectively. Other prizes will include gift certificates for framing, printing and local events. Selections from the exhibit will be featured on the New Jersey Highlands Coalition website and social media sites. Prize-winning images will accompany press releases to be sent to prominent NJ publications.
The fee to enter is $20.00 for up to three images. There is no fee for entering the Youth Category but artists under 18 will be limited to one image only.
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About the NJ Highlands Coalition:
Through events such as the Highlands Art Exhibit, the New Jersey Highlands Coalitionpromotes awareness about the beauty, and cultural and natural resources of the NJ Highlands region. As a nonprofit organization in Boonton, New Jersey, the New Jersey Highlands Coalition works to protect, restore, and enhance the water and other natural and cultural resources of New Jersey’s Highlands, now and for the future. The Coalition serves eighty-eight municipalities in Bergen, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties that are protected under the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act in addition to the 6.2 million state residents who depend on the Highlands for drinking water.
About the Morris Museum:
Founded in 1913, the Morris Museum is an award-winning, community-based arts and cultural institution which serves the public through high caliber exhibitions in the arts, sciences and humanities. The Museum also offers educational programs, family events, and is home to the Bickford Theatre and its wide range of performing arts offerings.