Applications are due by June 19
All visual artists age 60 or over are encouraged to participate
FREEHOLD, NJ –
County residents may download the complete application packet from the county Web site at www.visitmonmouth.com, pick up an application at the county’s Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans’ Services at
Artists who have professional or nonprofessional status are welcome. Categories in both divisions are acrylic, craft, computer imagery, drawing, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, print, sculpture and watercolor. Category specific information is included in the application packet.
Entries will be on display in the Monmouth County Library Headquarters in Manalapan from July 5 through July 30.
Winners of the local competition will then go on to compete in a statewide senior citizen art contest sponsored by the New Jersey Association of Area Agencies on Aging.
In 2011, Nina Douglas of Middletown, Michael Ferrara of Hazlet, Judith A. Mugrace of Eatontown, Karen Overbye of Upper Freehold Township, Nat Regan of Monmouth Beach, Michael Scherfen of Atlantic Highlands and Alison Tave of Freehold were given honors in the state senior art show after winning first place in the county’s 2011 show.