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Contact: Janet G. Erway
March 19, 2012
Calling all Artists!!! Upcoming Juried Shows!
Attention Artists! The CAA announces two upcoming juried shows, the 21st Annual Regional Art Exhibition, “Essential Art” and the 77th Annual National Art Exhibition. Both prospectuses can be downloaded from our website at: www.cooperstownart.com. To request a prospectus by mail please send a self addressed stamped envelope to National and/or Regional Exhibition Cooperstown Art Association 22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326.
Our 21st Annual Regional Art Show, “Essential Art,” is being juried by Leila Durkin and
Leila Durkin began pursuing photography in her 30's. She had studied painting, sculpture & photography but it was kismet that gave her the final push into photography. Through grants from The NY State Council on the Arts, she created 3 photographic installations depicting the local community, architecture & character. She recently collaborated on the book, The Garden Wall at Beekman Farm. She holds an AA of Liberal Arts & a Bachelor's of Visual Arts. She is the publisher & editor of The Chatter, a local
Susan Benedict Hand is a graduate of both Cazenovia
The Regional Show is open to artists 18 years of age and older who reside in
Summer would not be the same at the CAA without the National Juried Exhibition! This year will mark our 77th! This year’s juror is Tony Reinemann. Tony Reinemann has been creating snapshots of
His paintings are represented in private collections throughout the
Reinemann began his art studies at
his BFA at the
Excellence in Arts, one of the school’s top honors. In addition to his career in fine arts, Reinemann has worked for many years in the field of illustration and digital imagery in the advertising industry. His creativity can be seen in prominent advertising campaigns for some of the world’s leading consumer product companies.
“When you boil it all down,” says Reinemann, “my work is really autobiographical and spiritual, and the
images I create portray my own world of observation and contemplation.
backdrop for someone like me who enjoys the color, the darkness, the shadows, the architecture and
most of all – the people – we find in such incredible abundance in
The National Exhibition accepts original work in all fine art mediums; no commercial reproductions or crafts will be accepted. To enter this show, artists must send slides/CDs of their work. The slide/CD deadline is May 15. Possible $3500 in prizes will be awarded. The show runs July 13 – August 17 with a Preview Party on Friday, July 13 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m with awards being presented at 6pm.
We would appreciate your help in spreading the word. Please share this with every artist you know!
If you have any questions please call 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
-- Janet G. Erway, Director Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director Cooperstown Art Association 22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326 (607) 547-9777 (607)547-1187 fax firstname.lastname@example.org www.cooperstownart.com