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Art show will ‘tap’ into gas & oil industry

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The Carroll County Arts Center is seeking entries for a community art show, “Rig it Up” to be held April 2013.

The subject is the oil and gas industry as depicted in Carroll County. The show is open to all adult artists with a limit of three (3) entries per artist. Entry fees are $5 for each entry if a member of Carroll County Arts and $10 for each entry if a non-member.

Artwork will be screened for acceptance into the show.  All mediums or two-dimensional work will be accepted. Photography, computer-generated art and three-dimensional art is excluded. All work must be framed and wired for hanging, not to exceed 48-inches framed. Saw-tooth hangers will not be accepted.

Accepted entries will be judged and displayed at the Carroll County Arts Center, 204 W. Main St., Carrollton. There are no separate categories for oil, watercolor, etc. Each work will be judged against the other. If an entry is not for sale, it must be labeled “NFS” and a value indicated.  Carroll County Arts retains a 30% commission on any work sold.

Selected artwork will be transported to and from Atwood Lodge for display April 13 at the Oil Baron’s Ball. Awards to be given are $100 for first place; $75, second place; $50, third place; and $100 for “People’s Choice”. Awards will be announced at the Oil Baron’s Ball. Winners will be notified by phone or mail.

Work is to be delivered to the Carroll County Arts Center the week of April 1-6. The show ends April 30 and work must be picked up by May 4.

 The Carroll County Arts Center is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, 1-8:30 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-2p.m.  The Arts Center is closed Wednesday and Sunday. For further information, call 330-627-3739.

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