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Inviting Entries for the 2018 General Art Show

Entries are invited for a General Art Show taking place May 11 and 12. Participation is open to Bay Area residents, 18 years and older. Entry delivery and deadline for two dimensional works in watercolors, painting, and graphics is Wednesday, May 9, between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m.  Photography-based art is not included for this program. Artwork will be shown in a public gallery space, and should be suitable for viewing by all ages. The Commission shall reserve the right not to exhibit pieces deemed unsuitable for a general audience. Participants must hand-deliver entries, completed application and fees to docents at the Betty Weber Gallery located in the South San Francisco Municipal Services Building, 33 Arroyo Drive.

This will be a juried event. Ribbons will be awarded to first, second and third place finalists. Cash awards may be given to Best of Show of all the categories combined. Finalists will be invited to participate in an extended group exhibit of their work. Judging will be performed by an independent artist or art teacher.

The event takes place Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12, at the SSF Municipal Services Building. Exhibit hours are Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is open to the public, and admission is free.

For complete entry guidelines and application, download the 2018 General Art Show Guidelines & Application. Entry applications may also be obtained at the South San Francisco Parks and Recreation Department office during business hours. Phone (650) 829-3800 for further information.

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