Press release from the Yadkin Arts Council:
Due to the extension in Phase Two restrictions, the Juried Art Show Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony has been converted to a virtual event. Join them at 5:30pm on July 9th as they give a tour of the gallery and award the winners through a Facebook Live event.
This exhibition is a celebration of some of the finest creativity in North Carolina and brings a beautifully diverse exhibit to the Welborn Gallery each year. Eligibility for entry was open to Fine Art artists in both 2D and 3D categories that were a minimum of 18 years of age and resided in North Carolina. $3,500 in combined prizes will be awarded to the best artists!
In addition, they will be giving out People’s Choice Awards, which will be determined through a Facebook Survey the following week, ending on Friday, July 17th.
The Welborn Gallery will be open for in person (socially distanced) viewing starting on Friday, July 10th 9:30am-4:30pm and will continue each week (Monday-Friday 9:30am-4:30pm) until September 1st. In addition, they upload images of all of the pieces on the Yadkin Arts Council website for a digital viewing opportunity.
And, at this time they are tentatively scheduling a closing reception at the end of August, depending on COVID restrictions. Date TBA.
Exhibit Runs: July 9 – September 1, 2020
Where: The Welborn Gallery, 226 E. Main St., Yadkinville