Annual juried ‘Art2017’ calls for work

Feb 27, 2017
Photo by: Allison McKeen The Midcoast’s Ronald Frontin was winner of the “Art2016” Best in Show award.

Hallowell — The Kennebec Valley Art Association invites artists to submit artwork to “Art2017,” the 22nd annual juried show at the Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. “Art2017” is open to all Maine artists and to any artist with a strong connection to Maine.

“Art2017” will open Friday, May 12, with a 5 to 7 p.m. reception including a 6 p.m. awards ceremony. The exhibition will continue through June 24. This year’s juror is Corey Daniels, curator and owner of the Corey Daniels Gallery in Wells. The Corey Daniels Gallery exhibits a synthesis of found art and objects with contemporary artwork by emerging and mid-career artists working in diverse practices.

Deadline for electronic submissions is 11 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Original fine art in any media may be submitted, including hand-pulled prints, photography and sculpture and fine crafts such as ceramics, glass and fiber art. Jewelry and clothing are not eligible. Each artist may submit up to three works of art, which must be the artist’s own original work created within the last three years.

For complete entry rules and instructions to submit work to “Art2017,” visit For more information, call 622-3813 or email The Harlow Gallery, home of the Kennebec Valley Art Association, is a membership based 501(c)3 nonprofit.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

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