Call for Entries


Show BannerVoice & Visions: Empower[ME]nt Through Art
Exhibit Dates:  September 10-October 28, Opening Reception:  Fri. Sept. 9, 5-7pm
This exhibit created in collaboration with Turning Points Network (TPN) will feature artwork themed on empowerment and all stages of healing, growth, overcoming & striving to become our best, healthiest selves. Artists and all community members including children are invited to enter a piece of artwork on this theme into this exhibit. The Arts Center’s exhibit partner, TPN, is an organization dedicated to preventing violence, promoting respect and strengthening lives in Sullivan County; their focus is on domestic and sexual violence (turningpointsnetwork.org)- this exhibit will include these subjects, but will also encompass all kinds of healing.  To learn more, or to share your ideas for entry, please contact Arts Center Director Kate Luppold (info@libraryartscenter.org or 863-3040). 

In collaboration with Turning Points Network (TPN), the Library Arts Center is looking for artists and arts instructors who would like to:  

a) lead classes at the  Arts Center themed on Empowerment through art with the intention that class participants could choose to enter their work from the class to the exhibit or

b) be a guest arts instructor at a Turning Points Network support group to lead the group in an artistic project for one session.

TPN is an organization dedicated to preventing violence, promoting respect and strengthening lives in Sullivan County.

To learn more, or to share your ideas for consideration, please contact Arts Center Director Kate Luppold (info@libraryartscenter.org or 863-3040).

The Six Word Essay
As part of the Library Arts Center’s collaboration with TPN for the exhibit Voice & Visions: Empowerment Through Art, all in the region are invited to create and submit a six word essay on the theme of Empowerment. Finished entries should be on a 5X7 piece of paper, and can be signed or left anonymous. Please mail or deliver your essay to the Library Arts Center no later than September 1. Submitted essays will be included in this exhibit, and can be shared by the writer at the Poetry Night to be held in the gallery in conjunction with this exhibit, date to follow.

Gallery of Gifts: Exhibit & Sale of Handmade Craft
Jury meets twice to consider entries for this annual favorite which features 100+ local and regional crafts people and artists. The Arts Center encourages creative youth to submit work as well! For full details please see information HERE.