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March 2011

Stanly Arts Guild in Albemarle, NC, Offers Annual Nature Exhibit

The Stanly Arts Guild in Albemarle, NC, will present the exhibit, Nature At Its Best - The Fourth Annual Ellen Cook Gaskin Memorial Art Show, on view at the Falling Rivers Gallery in downtown Albemarle, from Mar. 6 - 31, 2012.

This art show, sponsored by the John Gaskin Family, features the best in both 2D and 3D art. All mediums of art are permitted and encouraged - including clay, fiber, glass, metal and wood, as well as oil, pastel, and watercolor paintings and photography. Prizes awarded for first, second, third and honorable mentions amount to $1200. Each piece of art submitted must incorporate at least one element from the themes: Feather, Fish, Fur, Field, Flower, and Forest.

The judge for this show is Bob Travers, internationally renowned wildlife and landscape artist. Travers received his art education at the Pratt Institute in New York and currently paints on his horse ranch in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

The Stanly Arts Guild and their Falling Rivers Gallery is sponsored in part by the Albemarle Improvement LLC, the Stanly County Arts Council, and receives support from the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources, and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes a great nation deserves great art.

For further information check our NC Institutional Gallery listings, call the gallery at 704/983-4278 or visit (www.fallingriversgallery.com).


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