Tinton Falls, NJ –  All artists are cordially invited to submit their works for jury selection for the Monmouth Festival of the Arts (MFA) 2013 show. The Monmouth Festival of the Arts is one of the most popular and professional juried art shows in the area supporting artists as well as art education. Artists specializing in all genres are welcome to submit their works including painting, photography mixed media, sculpture, and fine arts including ceramics, glass, wearable fiber, jewelry, metal, wood and furniture. An application can be downloaded from our website at www.monmouthfestivalofthearts.com.

Application deadline is Friday, December 21, 2013. The jurying process will take place on Sunday, January 6, 2013 for photography, fine arts and sculpture and Sunday, January, 13, 2013 for fine crafts and jewelry. Digital jurying submissions are due with application on Friday, December 21, 2013.  Jurors are accomplished and respected artists in their field; their biographies are found on our website. You can also contact the Festival at 732-747-8278 or [email protected].

The show kicks-off with its Pre-opening Gala, evening reception on Saturday, April 13, at the Monmouth Reform Temple on Hance Avenue in Tinton Falls. It continues through Wednesday, April 17, 2013.  MFA is a multi-faceted and well-publicized event which attracts over 2000 visitors in the tri-state area each year. It features artist workshops, art seminars and family-friendly programs. It earned the New Jersey Governor’s Award for Excellence in Art Education and the John Pappas Recognition Award from the Art Educators of New Jersey. 

Over 225 artists in all media exhibit their work in this professionally designed show. Nancy A. Pageau from Phoenixville, PA returns as our show designer for the 2013 show.  Ms. Pageau is an art consultant, owner and dealer. She is the CEO and founder of Inkling for Art, LLC out of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.  Artists are invited to attend our Saturday Night Gala and all special programs during the week; however, attendance is not mandatory as our trained volunteers monitor the art and handle sales. The Festival receives 1/3 commission on all sales.  Please see our on-line application for additional information.


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The Monmouth Festival of the Arts is hosted by Monmouth Reform Temple and is made possible, in part, by the Monmouth County Arts Council through funding from the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the County Historical Commission, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State a Partner Agency of the National Endowment of the Arts. 


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