Hickory – Finally the steamy heat of summer is being replaced by some cooler breezes.  The season is here for the Fall Exhibition and Competition at Full Circle Arts.fca

The Fall Competition is open to all artists working in any medium.  Up to three pieces from each artist may be delivered to Full Circle Arts, 42 B Third St NW, Hickory (downstairs next to McGuire”s Pub), Thursday or Friday, October 13th and 14th, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or Saturday, October 15th, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Entry forms are available at Full Circle Arts’ Gallery. Entry fees are $35 for non-members, $25 for Associate and Patron members and $10 for Exhibiting members.

All entries must be properly framed or on wrapped canvas with wire. No sawtooth hangers will be accepted. No work can exceed 48 inches of floor or wall space. Work juried into the show must remain at the gallery until the closing day, unless other arrangements are made with Full Circle Arts.

There is no theme, so any subject is welcome.   $600 in prizes will be awarded to the first three works deemed by our judge to be the most outstanding. Honorable mentions will also be awarded. Entries will be juried into the show and  judged by Theresa Golas of the Community Foundation of Burke County.  Ms. Golas has a strong background in fine arts and art history from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

The show will open Thursday, October 27th, with a reception from 6:00 to 8:00 in the evening. The public  is invited, and refreshments will be served.

FCA is a non-profit artists’ cooperative located in downtown Hickory, 42-B Third Street NW.  More information about Full Circle Arts, classes, membership, or other upcoming events is available at 828-322-7545.  You may also write to Full Circle Arts, PO Box 3905, Hickory NC 28603, or email info@fullcirclearts.org.  Please visit our website at www.fullcirclearts.org.