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Tri County Arts Council Announces 26th Annual National Small Works. The TriCounty Arts Council has released it’s prospectus for the National Small Works Exhibition. The National Small works has a twenty-five year history of prestigious jurors and showcases exciting new work by artists in all mediums, and presents cash awards of at least $2,000. This years show will be displayed in the Arkell Museum. The TriCounty Arts Council (formerly Schoharie County Arts Council) serves Fulton, Montgomery, and Schoharie counties in upstate New York State. It encourages and promotes the work of emerging and established artists, administers grant programs, and presents a wide variety of arts programming for diverse audiences. TriCounty Arts Council is a multi-arts organization known for its commitment to promoting the success of visual artists. The Arkell Museum is a museum of American art and Mohawk Valley history located in the historic canal village of Canajoharie, NY. The collections include work by artists such as Winslow Homer, Andrew Wyeth, and the American Impressionists, as well as a strong collection relating to the Beech-Nut company. This year’s Juror, Allen Hacklin, is a recipient of three National Endowment for the Arts grants and a Yaddo Fellowship. Hacklin’s work has been widely exhibited and is in collections of Whitney Museum of American Art; The Dallas Museum of Fine Art; and the Currier Museum among others. He has served on faculties of Pratt Institute, California Institute of the Arts, Cooper Union, Rhode Island School of Design, and the Glassell School of Art (Museum of Fine Arts). As chair of the Visual Arts Division, School of Arts at Columbia University (1989-1997), Hacklin was founder of the visual arts program and founder of the MFA program, which is currently the preeminent in the field. Hacklin has extensive credits as a juror and we welcome his expertise. Artists interested in participating should download the prospectus from the TriCounty Arts Council website: http://www.tricountyarts.org/SmallWorks.htm For information, stop by the TCAC at 107 Union Street in Cobleskill, call 518.254.0611, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the website TriCountyarts.org.
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