WAA show will highlight local artists

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Staff | September 30, 2013

WHITEWATER--The annual Whitewater Arts Alliance Members Show (and sale) will be exhibited at the Whitewater Cultural Arts Center, 402 West Main Street, from Thursday, Nov. 7 to Saturday, Dec. 7.  

The gallery will be open Thursday through Sunday each week from noon to 5 p.m. except the week of Thanksgiving (Nov. 28 – Dec. 1).  The Whitewater Arts Alliance invites the public to an opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 1-3 p.m.  Viewing the exhibit is free of charge and open to anyone interested in the visual arts and crafts.

The Members Show exhibits both art and craft pieces by Whitewater Arts Alliance members in any 2-D or 3-D medium completed during 2013.  The Alliance encourages each artist or craft-person to submit up to three pieces.  

Anyone can become a member of the Whitewater Arts Alliance by completing a membership form and choosing a contribution level.  Check out www.whitewaterarts.org and click on “membership” for more details.

Show visitors will also have the opportunity to vote for their favorite pieces from Nov. 7 to Nov. 24.  The pieces with the four highest numbers of votes will be photographed to be made into note cards.  After the close of voting, Virginia Epps will notify the winners.  During the reception on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 1-4 p.m, a WAA representative will announce the viewer's choice awards.  The Whitewater Arts Alliance is pleased to give the members whose pieces are chosen for the note cards a set of 24 cards. If all systems work well, the note cards will be available to the artists and for purchase during the reception.

Members of the Whitewater Arts Alliance should submit their art and/or craft pieces on Saturday, Nov. 2 between 1-3 p.m.  Artists and craft-persons should pick up their art and/or craft pieces after the announcement of the viewers' choice winners and closing, which is Saturday, Dec. 7 from 1-4 p.m.

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