Bourbon County fine arts competition coming up

Friday, January 20, 2012

The Bourbon County Arts Council recently announced its 20th annual Fine Arts Competition and Exhibit.

The mixed media competition is open to artists 16 years of age and older. Categories include painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, drawing and graphics, mixed media, pastels and photography.

Entry fee is $7.50 per piece and entry deadline is March 5.

Cash prizes totaling $1,550 will be awarded to a Best of Show winner, first place winners in each category and a Popular Vote winner.

Entry forms may be requested by calling (620) 223-6159.

The exhibit will open March 14 with a reception for participating artists and the juror and will remain open through March 16 at the Danny and Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center on the Fort Scott Community College campus, 2108 S. Horton.