Carroll County Arts accepting entries for "Rig it Up" art show

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Carroll County Arts announces a call for entries for a community art show, "Rig it Up" in April 2013. The subject is the oil and gas industry as depicted in Carroll County.

Selected art work will be transported to and from Atwood Lodge for display at the Oil Baron's Ball on April 13.

The show is open to all adult artists with a limit of three entries per artist. Entry fees are $5 for each entry if a Carroll County Arts member 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" framed. Saw-tooth hangers will not be accepted.

Accepted entries will be judged and displayed at the Carroll County Arts Center, 204 West Main Street, 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.

Awards to be given are $100 for first place, $75 for second place, $50 for third place and $100 for "People's Choice". The awards will be announced April 13 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 1st through April 6. The show ends April 30 and work must be picked up by May 4th.

The Carroll County Arts Center is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday from 1-8:30 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., closed Wednesday and Sunday.

For further information, call 330-627-3739.

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