Monday, March 02, 2009

Clayton Visual Arts Announces Clayton Poster Contest opens

Clayton Visual Arts is sponsoring its annual Poster Contest and seeks entries from area artists. The 2009 theme is "Places, Spaces and Faces of Clayton." The winner will receive $1,000.

Entry fee is $20, and an artist may enter up to 3 pieces at $20 each. Deadline for receiving entry forms and fees is May 8. Works should be delivered between 1 and 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, to The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St. , Clayton.

Artwork must be 16" x 20" or 18" x 24" in any full color medium, framed and wired for hanging. All entries will be on display in The Clayton Center lobby during the month of June.

A reception for all entering artists will be held 6-7:30 p.m. June 4. The winning entry will be presented to the Town of Clayton .

Interested artists may find entry forms at The Clayton News-Star on Ellington Street , the Eye of the Eagle on First Street , and GO Designs on Main Street ; on the Johnston County Arts Council website; and by emailing

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