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fourth annual guild competition

updated sun 25 aug 02


Kenneth D. Westfall on sat 24 aug 02

DATE: November 9, 2002 - February 23, 2003


Museum in the Community, Hurricane, WV
November 9, 2002 - January 4, 2003

The Wheeling Artisan Center
January 13 ' February 23, 2003

A call for entries for a juried exhibition open to all artists
and craftspersons and
sponsored jointly by the West Virginia Art and Craft Guild, the
Museum in the
Community and The Wheeling Artisan Center. This exhibit and
competition is made
possible in part by financial assistance from the West Virginia
Commission on the Arts.

This Guild Competition will be shown in two West Virginia
locations. Opening
receptions will take place at The Museum In The Community (awards
ceremony) on
Saturday, November 16, 2002, 2-4 p.m. and at The Wheeling artisan
Center on
January 18, 2003 at 2-4p.m


AWARDS: Cash prizes totaling $4000.00 include a 'Best of Show'
award of $1000.00,
'Awards of Excellence', 'Merit Awards' and 'Honorable Mention

ELIGIBILITY: The exhibition is open to any artist or craftsperson
over the age of 18
regardless of residence. Works may be functional, sculptural or
decorative in nature
and may include clay, fiber, wood, glass, enamel, leather, metal,
jewelry, paper,
photography, mixed media and all painting media. Offset
reproductions and works
made from kits are not eligible.

JURYING: On-site evaluation will be done by the following jurors:
Connie McColley,
director of Central Appalachian Arts & Crafts Cooperative,
Sutton, WV and Sara
Johnson, director of Visual Arts and Planning at the Southern
Ohio Museum,
Portsmouth, Ohio.

DEADLINE: October 28 - Nov. 1. Works received at the Museum in
the Community,
Hurricane WV. 10-5 p.m.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: There is a $25.00 entry fee which entitles
the applicant to
submit up to three(3) works. This fee is waived for all current
members of the Guild.

For membership information, please contact the guild. All works
must be ready to be
hung or installed and must remain on display at both exhibition
sites through February
23, 2003.

For a prospectus containing entry form, schedule and complete
entry procedures
contact : E-mail:, find it online at or call
Chairman, Hannah Johnson, 304/757-9309, Museum in the Community
304/562-0484 or Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St. Wheeling
WV 26003

Kenneth D. Westfall
Pine Hill Pottery
R.D. #2 Box 6AA
Harrisville, WV 26362