Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Wildwood Crest Creative Arts Council opens its second annual art competition


WILDWOOD CREST - The Wildwood Crest Creative Arts Council is hosting its second annual art competition for Cape May County residents ages 6 and older.

The competition encourages artists of any age to highlight the Wildwoods Boardwalk. The competition urges participants to display what they love best about the Boardwalk. This can include a memory from the past or expressions of current themes related to the Boardwalk.

This year's art contest is inspired by the works of local artist Russ Simmons.

All media are accepted into the competition, including but not limited to watercolor, oil paint, acrylic, pen/ink, clay/ceramic, graphic art, collage, marker, colored pencil and photography.

Submitted artwork must be no larger than 18 x 24 inches.

Artwork must be submitted with a completed certificate of authenticity to the back of ready-to-hang artwork, along with a waiver of liability. Both forms are available at the top of the front page of the wildwoodcrest.org website.

2D artwork should be framed, mounted or mated with wire ready to be hung on display with the certificate of authenticity attached to the back.

Artwork must be submitted to the Crest Arts Pavilion at 6031 Ocean Avenue no later than Friday, April 12.

Judging will be done by local artist Fredi Daniel and members of the Wildwood Crest Creative Arts Council.

A reception and award ceremony this is open to all participants and the general public will be held at the new Crest Arts Pavilion at 6301 Ocean Avenue on Friday, April 26 at 6 pm.

For more information, send email to cac@wildwoodcrest.org.

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