Peach Art Exhibit Approaching

The North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival, and exhibit chair Kathy Stone invite you to participate in the 24th  Annual Peach Festival Arts Exhibit June 20-25.  The exhibit will be held at the Ruston Civic Center. Artists will participate in the following categories—opaque, transparent, miscellaneous, original crafts, and photography. Children will participate in one of three categories based on age: 8 and under, 9 to12, and 13 to 18. Cash and ribbon awards will be give in all categories.

This years exhibition will be judged by Benjamin Hickey the current Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Masur Museum in Monore, Louisiana.  Hickey holds a Master’s degree in art history from the University of California, Riverside.  His research and exhibition interests include contemporary sculpture and social history.  Prior to his current position he served as adjunct faculty in the Department of Art History at Canisius College.  He also served as Media Relations Liaison with the UCR ARTSblock and as Exhibition Coordinator for the Arts Council in Buffalo & Erie County.

Artists will check in Thursday, June 16h from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Ruston Civic Center. Artists may enter as many categories as desired, but will be limited to two works in each category. A non-refundable $15 entry fee will be charged for entry in each adult category and $10 for each child. For an entry form or more information, visit NCLAC in the Dixie Center for the Arts, 212 North Vienna, or call 318-255-1450.  You can also check our website or our blog