2016 Westmoreland Art Nationals!
Every year, the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival holds the Westmoreland Art Nationals, a juried fine art and photography competition, featuring art from all around the country. Artists are permitted to enter as many pieces as they'd like to be considered in both of our exhibits. Congratulations to all artists listed above for their acceptance into the 2016 Westmoreland Art Nationals Exhibits!
The first exhibit will be held at the Westmoreland County Community College from Saturday, May 28 through Wednesday, June 8. The Opening Reception will take place Saturday, May 28 from 6-8pm. The second exhibit will be held Thursday, June 30 through Sunday, July 3 onsite at the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival with the Opening Reception set for Saturday, June 25 from 6-8pm. Both shows are free and open to the public to attend.
A total of $3,400 in prize money will be awarded in the following categories:
Best of Show, Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Photography/Digital Art, Craft, and People's Choice
Winners are selected for each exhibit and are not announced until the night of the Opening Receptions. Both shows provide excellent exposure and serve as wonderful networking opportunities to meet other distinguished artists.