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East End Arts Annual Members’ Art Show, Theme: OUT OF YOUR MIND, Opening Reception: Friday, January 29 (posted January 15, 2016)

East End Arts Annual Members’ Art Show, Theme: OUT OF YOUR MIND, Opening Reception: Friday, January 29 (posted January 15, 2016)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press contact: Stephanie Israel
631-727-0900
sisrael@eastendarts.org
Images available upon request

East End Arts Annual Members’ Art Show
Theme: OUT OF YOUR MIND
Opening Reception: Friday, January 29, 5 – 7 PM
Show Dates: January 29 – March 4, 2016

(RIVERHEAD, NY, January 15, 2016) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce their annual non-juried, all media Members’ Show, this year themed Out of your Mind. The opening reception will be held Friday, January 29, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. East End Arts members have been invited to submit one work of art for guaranteed inclusion in this show. The Annual Members’ Show provides the opportunity for all member artists to show their work to the public. The show will run from the opening through March 4, 2016. The reception is a free public event; refreshments will be served. There will be an opportunity for the public to cast a vote and select their favorite artwork for the People's Choice Award. The East End Arts Gallery is located at 133 East Main Street in Riverhead, NY and open hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

East End Arts Gallery Director Jane Kirkwood encourages artists: "When inspiration comes from your imagination, your dreams, your emotions, or just from fun playing with form, the results can be quite enchanting. A made up landscape or person (figurative or abstract) is guaranteed to be unique." For more information about this exhibition, visit http://www.eastendarts.org/gallery/2016-members-mind.html.

Artists may submit one work of original art in any medium, created from the imagination. All wall art must be wired for hanging. Works can have a maximum dimension of 14 inches wide and 40 inches high, including frame. Weight for wall art must be 10 lbs or less. Sculpture must weigh less than 30 lbs, not measure more than 14 inches wide in any direction, and can be up to 72 inches in height. Poets may enter one poem framed and wired for hanging, frame not exceeding 14 inches wide. The only additional requirement is that artists be or become a member of East End Arts at the time of submission. For all entry information and submission schedule and drop-off information, visit
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/calendar/event/2016/01/21/1453352400/artist-entry-drop-off-for-annual-members-show-out-of-your-mind/112022. For more information about membership, visit http://www.eastendarts.org/membership/membership/.

This show is one of seven art shows of 2016 at the East End Arts Gallery, under the continuing umbrella theme “The Creative Process”. The complete 2016 Gallery Schedule can be viewed at http://www.eastendarts.org/gallery/.

Programs of the East End Arts Gallery are made possible with public funding provided by New York State Council of the Arts, Suffolk County, and the Town of Riverhead.

For more information, contact Gallery Director Jane Kirkwood at 631-727-0900 or gallery@eastendarts.org.
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East End Arts, established in 1972, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization, and operates a School of the Arts, an Art Gallery, and presents a variety of events and programs to promote the arts year-round. Proceeds from all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit the mission and commitment to building and enriching our community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration.