2021 Central Region Juried Art Exhibit Registrations now open

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MB– Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment is pleased to announce it has been awarded hosting duties for the Central Region Juried Art Exhibit. An annual event, in its 39th years, the CRJAE is organized by the Central Cultural Council, comprised of Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment, Golden Prairie Arts Council, Pembina Hills Arts Council, Tiger Hills Arts Association, Winkler Arts & Culture and the Community Development Branch – Central Region. 

Artists and artisans of all skill levels, ages 15 and older who are residents of the Central Region, are given the opportunity to submit up to three pieces for this juried exhibition. If selected, their work will be displayed in a professional setting and receive critique from jurors approved by the Manitoba Arts Council. 

From the entries received, 30 to 40 pieces are selected to go on Tour within the Central Region. Ten pieces will be selected from the Touring entries to participate in the Manitoba Rural and Northern Juried Art Show held in Winnipeg. 

CALL FOR ENTRY

Jan 1-Feb 15, 2021: Early Bird Entry Fee$20/piece of artwork (Maximum of 3 pieces)

Feb 15-Mar 1, 2021: Regular Entry Fee $25/piece of artwork (Maximum of 3 pieces)

Cash or cheque payable to: Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment. Entry fee is non-refundable.

Final Entry deadline is March 1, 2021

Must be an original concept & completed since November 2019: Examples of eligible work include visual arts pieces, photography, fiber arts, woodcarving, pottery & stained glass. Material that is copyrighted or from copies, paint nights, YouTube instructional videos, commercial kits or patterns will not be considered. Due to transportation and space limitations furniture is not eligible.

Artist Statement: Must be 75 words or less and may be edited by the organizing committee. The Opening Reception Brochure is prepared based on information received by March 1, 2021Email your artist statement topdac@mymts.net.

Entry Deadline is March 1, 2021. Mail completed registration form, and entry fee to: Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment, 11 2nd Street NE, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8. For assistance contact PFAE at (204) 239-6029 or email: pdac@mymts.net

More information and the entry form can be found on our website https://prairiefusion.ca