2014-03-23 / Dining & Entertainment

Artists invited to participate in 17th annual SAC show

OWOSSO – The Shiawassee Arts Center invites all artists who are current, renewing or new SAC members to participate in the 17th Annual SAC Member Artists Show April 22 – June 15. Artists may display one piece of artwork in any medium.

The artwork, which is non-juried and must be for sale, may be brought to the Arts Center on Saturday, April 19, from 4 – 6 p.m. or Monday, April 22, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. or by appointment. Artwork must be original (no reproductions) and may not have been previously exhibited at the Arts Center. There is a $10 application fee to April 11 – $15 after that date.

A total of $500 in awards will be presented in the People’s Choice categories of Portrait, Still-Life, Abstract- Experimental, Landscape, Wildlife and 3-Dimensional (sculpture, pottery, jewelry, etc.). Application forms are available online at www.shiawasseearts.org or at the Arts Center. The show and awards are sponsored by Owosso Graphic Arts.

Annual SAC artist membership is $30 and the Arts Center welcomes new members at all times. Benefits of membership include a larger commission on sales, discounts on SAC purchases, classes and workshops in addition to the member show participation.

The Shiawassee Arts Center is located at 206 Curwood Castle Dr. in Owosso and is open Tuesday through Sunday, 1–5 p.m. The Arts Center features the artwork of local and statewide artists including the Frieseke Gallery and a specialty gift shop. The public is welcome and there is no admission charge.

The Shiawassee Arts Council, which is celebrating its 42nd anniversary in 2014, is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to encourage participation and appreciation of the arts in the community. For more information call the Arts Center at (989) 723-8354 or visit online.

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