Annual Amateur Art Exhibition

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

The Buchanan Center for the Arts will host its seventh Annual Amateur Art Exhibition, sponsored by Blick Art Materials, beginning May 29. Amateurs are defined as those who do not support themselves through their artworks and who do not teach art. Artists must be 18 years of age to compete in the Amateur Art Exhibition. The exhibition lasts from May 29 to July 4.

The opening reception is Saturday, May 29, 1-3 p.m.

Award Categories*

Best of Show

Works on Paper


Mixed Media

Painting Acylics/Oil

*Note: An amateur photography show immediately follows this event. That award category has been removed from this competition.

The BCA reserves the right to change the category of items as required or necessary. 

No reproductions.

Artists may submit up to three works. They must be original works produced by the artist within the last two years. Works previously exhibited at the BCA will not be accepted.

Entry forms for this exhibition are due on May 15, 2010. A copy of the entry form may be found on our website at http://bcaarts.org.  

All programming at the Buchanan Center for the Arts is partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.