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May 16 2017

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Calling All Artists

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By Holly Darby, Community Outreach Manager, Weld County Area Agency on Aging

The Golden Gallery Art Show is an event intended to promote the art of Weld County’s 50+ residents. This inaugural event is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Assoc., the Greeley Senior Activity Center and the Weld County Area Agency on Aging.

Weld County artists 50 years of age and better may submit artwork that has been completed in the last 5 years. All art must be original and two-dimensional to include: paintings, drawings, and mixed media. No sculpture, photography, pottery or craft. Size is limited to 38” x 38”. All art must be framed for hanging.

By September 1, 2017, mail entry form, photograph of artwork, and $10 fee (per piece, two piece maximum per artist) to Greeley Senior Activity Center, 1010 6th St., Greeley, CO 80631. Make checks payable to Weld County Area Agency on Aging, do not send cash! Payment must be made at the time of application entry. Payments do not guarantee selection and art not selected will receive a refund.

Show dates are September 28 – October 4, 2017, at the Union Colony Civic Center Two Rivers Lounge. The opening reception is September 28, from 4:00-6:00 pm. It is highly encouraging the artist to attend the showing and bring friends! Visitors to the exhibit vote for their favorite piece during the show for “People’s Choice Award”. The winner receives a People’s Choice Award and no other prizes are awarded.

For more information and to apply, please contact the Greeley Senior Activity Center at (970) 350- 9437 or email Sheri.Lobmeyer@GreeleyGov.com. You may also visit http://greeleygov.com/activities/recreation/facilities/greeley-senior-activity-center to download the application.

Photo Credit: Claire Hamilton ©2016

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