Works by 84 artists have been selected for inclusion in the Arts Speaks Annual Juried Show, to be held April 27 through May 27 in the Art Speaks Gallery at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews.
One hundred twenty-nine artists from across Virginia applied for the show. Of those accepted, 29 are participating in the Art Speaks Exhibition for the first time. Over the last seven years, this show has included the works of 283 Virginia artists, said a press release.
Juror and Judge Janly Jaggard selected the 86 works for exhibition from 320 entries, said the release. The show will include 69 two-dimensional pieces and 15 three-dimensional pieces. Prizes totaling $5,000, with $1,500 for Best in Show, will be awarded to the winning artists.
Artists selected represent all areas of the state, said the release, including Northern Virginia, Southwest Virginia, the Piedmont Region, Richmond, the Historic Triangle, Hampton Roads, the Northern Neck, and Middle Peninsula. Mathews artists...
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