In partnership with Bull Mountain Arts, the Reynolds Homestead will accept submissions for the annual Rock Spring Art Show on Aug. 20-23.
The Rock Spring Art Show is open to artists 18 years of age or older who live in Patrick, Henry, Franklin, Floyd or Carroll counties in Virginia, or Surry or Stokes counties in North Carolina. Any Patrick County native or member of Bull Mountain Arts, regardless of residence, may also enter.
Entries must be the artist’s original work and have been completed in the past three years. The entry fee is $25 per artist; members of Bull Mountain Arts may enter for $20. Each artist is eligible to enter two works of art. Those interested in joining Bull Mountain Arts may do so when submitting art.
Art may be submitted in the following categories: Oil Painting, Acrylic Painting, Watercolor Painting, Drawing, and 2D Mixed and 3D Media. There is no restriction on size, however, two-dimensional art must be framed and wired for hanging. All 3D artwork must be freestanding or include its own display apparatus. Quilts should have a sleeve on the back for a hanging dowel to be inserted.
Submissions of artwork will be accepted at the Reynolds Homestead as follows: Saturday, August 20 from 1-4 p.m.; Sunday, August 21 from 1-4 p.m.; Monday, August 22 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., and Tuesday, August 23 from 9a.m. – 4 p.m.
The opening reception and awards ceremony for the Rock Spring Art Show will be held Thursday, September 8 at 6 p.m. at the Reynolds Homestead. Prizes will be awarded to winners in each category. Everyone is invited to attend the reception for an opportunity to meet the artists. The art will be on exhibit September 11 through October 29 and will be open for viewing Mondays-Fridays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Sundays, 1-4 p.m.
For more information about the Rock Spring Art Show and to download an entry form, please visit www.reynoldshomestead.vt.edu.