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Clarksville Parks and Recreation seeks entries for Riverfest Juried Art Show

Clarksville Riverfest Juried Art Show Deadline for artists to register is August 22nd

Clarksville RiverFestClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council have partnered to host this year’s Clarksville Riverfest Juried Art Show.

The Riverfest Juried Art Show showcases the work of local artists in four divisions: professional, amateur, senior, and youth.

Clarksville's Riverfest Juried Art Show set to open Thursday, September 6th, 2018 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.
Clarksville’s Riverfest Juried Art Show set to open Thursday, September 6th, 2018 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

The following categories are open to all divisions:

  • Photography and Digital Media.
  • Painting (includes acrylic, oil, and watercolor).
  • Drawing.
  • 2D Mixed Media.
  • 3D Sculpture and Fiber Arts.

Submitted artwork will be juried and artwork will be selected for inclusion in the public display on Thursday, September 6th at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center as part of Clarksville’s Riverfest.

First, second, and third place will be awarded in each of the five categories for each division. Monetary awards will be given for division overalls, first place, second place, and third place in the professional, amateur, and youth divisions. Monetary awards will also be given to one Best in Show winner from the professional or amateur division and one from the senior division. Recognition will be given for first place, second place, and third place in the senior division.

Pre-registration is required to enter artwork into the Clarksville Riverfest Juried Art Show. Registration closes on Wednesday, August 22nd. No registrations will be accepted after the deadline.

All submission rules and entry fees for each division are available on the website. Artists may register online by visiting www.clarksvilleriverfest.com

For more about the Riverfest Juried Art Show and to download the complete contest rules, visit www.clarksvilleriverfest.com and click on the “Attractions” tab.

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeThe mission of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a variety of positive recreational experiences to enhance life values for individuals, families, and our diverse culture.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.

To learn more call 931.645.7476.

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