YWCA accepting entries for exhibition


YWCA Youngstown, 25 W. Rayen Ave., is accepting entries for its 36th annual Women Artists: A Celebration! Art Exhibition to take place June 29 to July 27. The art exhibition showcases works by local, regional, and national women artists age 18 and older. The juried show features all media, including paintings, drawings, photographs, fiber, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and metal work. For the first time, a juried art show for young women age 14 to 17 will run in conjunction with the Women Artists show. Seventeen artworks will be selected. All two-dimensional work is eligible. Members of the YWCA Women Artists committee will serve as jurors.

One $25 best of show award will be presented. Entry forms for both shows are available on the YWCA website: ywca.org/youngstown. Entries are due by April 9. This year’s juror is Claudia Berlinski, assistant professor of art at Youngstown State University. A celebration party for the shows will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. June 29, at the YWCA.

Proceeds benefit the YWCA housing programs. For information, contact Elise at eskolnick@ywcaofyoungstown.org or 330-746-6361,ext. 109.

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