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43rd Northern Juried Art Show Set For May 6-12 In Thompson

If you want to showcase your artistic skills while trying to win a little cash, now is your chance.

 

The 43rd Northern Juried Art Show is taking place in Thompson from May 6th until the 12th.

 

The show is open to all artists ages 18 and over who live north of 53 here in Manitoba, as well as those living in Creighton and Denare Beach.

 

There are seven categories for this years’ show; painting, watercolour, drawing and printmaking, crafts, fibre art, photography and sculpture.

 

There are cash prizes for the top three works in each category, which will be awarded by three professional jurors who will be offering critique on all work submitted. The prizes for first, second and third are $100, $75 and $50 respectively.

 

There is also set to be a theme award for a piece depicting northern life, and a people’s choice award. The people’s choice award will be determined by the public during the public portion of the show, which is set for May 9th through the 12th.

 

In addition, there will be a separate youth category for those aged 5 through 17. There will be prizes for the top three in the category, and the entry fee for youth is $10.

 

There is a $15 per piece entry fee, which is due by April 7th. There is a limit of three per category and six total pieces per person. The entry fee must be mailed to:

 

31 Elk Bay

Thompson, Manitoba

R8N 1E7

 

The work must be taken to free depots by April 25th to be shipped to Thompson.

 

If you want more information, you can contact Jan Hall by calling 204-670-4515, or by clicking here to send an email.

 

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