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Calling all artists: Phillips’ Mill Juried Art Exhibition wants to see your best work

Artist Robert Beck is alive. (Photo: Bob Heath)

If you’ve got some great original art, a pulse, and live within a 25-mile radius of Phillips’ Mill, there’s a prestigious art show looking to hear from you.

Entries are now being accepted to the 89th Annual Juried Art Exhibition at Phillips’ Mill.

Artists living within a 25-mile radius of Phillips’ Mill are invited to submit their work to the show, which began in 1929. Each year, more than 400 artists respond to the invitation, and approximately 200 works are accepted. Last year more than $9,000 in prize money was awarded.

Eligible work must be by a living artist, although proof of vitality is not required. And art work must have been completed within the last five years, and not have been previously exhibited at the Phillips’ Mill Art Show. Artists may submit one sculpture; one framed or finished with edges painting, graphic or other medium; or one portfolio of up to two pieces. More details regarding eligibility and mediums of art accepted are included in the registration form.

Registration and receiving of art work will take place at Phillips’ Mill on Friday, Sept. 7,  from 2 to 6 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Submitted works will be juried on Sunday, Sept. 9. The Art Exhibit will be open to the public daily from Sept. 22 to Oct. 28.

Phillips’ Mill is located 1.5 miles north of New Hope at 2619 River Road. More info, including an application, is available online, or call (215) 862-0582.

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