Monmouht County Annual senior citizen art show announced
Applications are due by June 18 Annual senior citizen art show announced All visual artists age 60 or over are encouraged to participate
FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County residents age 60 and over are invited to submit one piece of original, visual art in Monmouth County's annual 2010 Senior Citizen Art Contest and Exhibition.
County residents may download the complete application packet from the county Web site at www.visitmonmouth.com/aging, pick up an application at the county's Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veteran's Interment Affairs at 21 Main St., Freehold, or request a copy be mailed to them by calling 732-431-7450. The deadline to submit a completed application is June 18.
Artists who have professional or nonprofessional status are welcome. Categories in both divisions are acrylic, craft, computer imagery, drawing, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography (film, digital or other), print, sculpture and watercolor. Category specific information is included in the application packet.
"Many of Monmouth County's older adults are creative and vibrant, and they have an opportunity to showcase their talents in this popular program again in 2010," said Freeholder Amy A. Mallet, liaison to the Monmouth County Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans' Interment Affairs. The agency coordinates Monmouth County's contest and exhibition each year. "I look forward to seeing all the types of creative efforts that will be on display in the library."