Art Guild presenting show


GREENVILLE — The Greenville Art Guild will hold its 40th annual art show Sept. 26-30 at Shawnee Prairie Nature Center, 4267 State Route 502, Greenville.

All area amateur, professional or student artists (age 14-22) are invited to exhibit their original artwork in the following categories: Drawing media, (graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, pen and ink), oil, acrylics (executed in the manner of oils), pastel, water media (transparent watercolor and aquatic medium), mixed media, photography, miniatures (4”x6” or smaller not including frame) and three dimensional (pottery, sculpture, jewelry, textiles, stained glass and art in the round or relief format).

Entries must be postmarked by Sept. 11 and each artist is limited to three entries. Art may be delivered to the nature center on Sept. 23 from 2-6 p.m.

“We are excited to announce that Dan Woodson, an accomplished artist from Indiana, will be our judge this year,” said a spokesperson. “Dan was instrumental in starting the Indiana Plein Air Painters association in 1998. He conceived and was part of the ‘Painting Indiana Project’ and he founded the new Richmond Art group in 2011.”

The awards presentation and reception will be Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. and the show will open to the public beginning with Prairie Days on Sept. 26 and ending on Sept. 30. All artwork must be picked up between 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 30.

For more information and/or an entry form, call Guild President Jan Boyer at 937-548-1916 or Show Adviser Marilyn Banks at 937-678-6870.