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34th Mountain Color Art Show and Oktoberfest
October 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until October 9, 2020
The City of Richwood is hosting the 34th Annual Mountain Color Art Show beginning Sunday, October 4 through Saturday, October 10 in the upstairs auditorium at Richwood City Hall! Please join us for the opening reception and awards ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 (2pm-4pm).
This exhibition is non-juried and includes work from award winning artists from Nicholas and surrounding counties as well as some from across the state. In addition to these wide noted artists, there will be many local artists who will showcase their quality work. As you view the artwork submitted by long running artists, you will feel the sense of pride the people of the area have in their Appalachian heritage – whether they are native or have adopted this area as their home.
The Fire Station and the Richwood Moose Lodge #770 are also holding the 2020 Oktoberfest for kids and adults alike in the City Hall parking lot on Sunday, October 4, 2020 from 11am – 4pm.
Activities usually include:
• Bouncy House
• Different Selections of Vendors
• Horseback riding
• Fire Truck rides
• Face Painting
• Pumpkin Painting
• Pumpkin Drop
And MUCH MORE!
The Richwood Moose Lodge will be selling homemade Apple Butter, Food & Beverages.
Following the opening day celebrations, you can also view the art throughout the week in the upstairs auditorium at Richwood City Hall
Monday, Oct. 5 – Friday, Oct 9, 2020 (5pm – 8pm each evening)
The Arts Festival is a celebration of crafters and artisans alike and will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020 (10am – 4pm). As part of the week long celebration of art, these artisans and crafters set up in the Richwood City Hall parking lot and demonstrate their special skills and craftsmanship. Most of their art will be for sale.If you are interested in participating as a vendor in the Arts Festival on Saturday, there is no set up fee. However, you will need to register and bring your own table and equipment. Call Carl O’Dell at 304-651-6783 or 304-846-6782.
FREE ADMITTANCE TO THE ART SHOW
The Art Show also accepts entries from any adult, middle school, or high school student working in any medium.
See below for information on submitting artwork:
Each artist may enter five (5) works. Art must be received Saturday at Richwood City Hall Auditorium between 9am and 1pm on September 26, 2020. If shipping is necessary, entries may be shipped to Carl O’Dell, 58 Oakford Ave., Richwood, WV 26261 and MUST include return shipping postage. Shipped work must arrive by September 26 to be considered.
NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEE OF $15 FOR ADULTS. There is no charge for middle and high school, however, students under 18 may have their work judged with the adult art, in which case the $15 entry fee will apply. Make checks payable to Mt. Color Art Show.
ALL WORKS MUST BE READY TO HANG.
AWARDS RANGE FROM $50 – $100 AND RIBBONS WILL BE AWARDED IN ALL CATEGORIES———
For complete information, contact Carl O’Dell at the numbers listed above or at [email protected]