Ardgillan Castle to host amateur art competition

Published 31/12/2013 | 05:32

ARDGILLAN Castle is to host an open art competition for amateur artists in the new year.

Entries will be accepted at the castle on the January 14 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two paintings can be submitted and will be judged for selection in a professional art exhibition to be held in Ardgillan Castle.

The entry fee per piece is €20 and the acceptable sizes are 18 x 14inch and 24 x 20 inch. These must be framed professionally, corded and ready to hang when presented. The competition is open to amateur artists 18 years and over.

The jury selection will be final and those paintings will be exhibited, and professionally, hung for sale in an exhibition at the castle that will take place from February 1 to 16, 2014.

Invitations will be given to you to invite family and friends to the official opening ceremony, with a wine reception.

Fee must be paid when presenting paintings for competition. Standard commission of 20 per cent on all sales at the exhibition will be charged.

Entry forms are available at the desk or from the Ardgillan website, www.ardgillancastle.ie

Fingal Independent

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