Call For Art: North Country Arts Council Fall Fine Art Show

The North Country Arts Council is seeking art submissions to its 66th Annual Juried Fine Art Show, the opening reception for which is slated from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7.

The show will be on display at the Dulles State Office Building from Nov. 7-23, 2014. 

All work submitted must not have been previously exhibited at the NCAC Fall Fine Art Show. Only original work will be juried and judged for awards.

Categories are as follows:
  • Painting (H20, Acrylic, Oil, Pastels)  
  • Drawing (Pencil, Colored Pencil, Pen and Ink, Charcoal)
  • Sculpture (ceramics, wood carving, stone carving, 3D)
  • Photography (film, digital)
  • Mixed Media (Collage, Fiber Art, Print Making)  
  • Digital and Graphic Art 
  • Jewelry (Lamp Work, Metal Work, Fused glass, Clay Polymer, Pyrite, Ceramic, Carved Wood, stone sculpting)
Applications are available at

Jury process
Electronic Submissions-
A jpeg image(s) of your original artwork to Each entry must be accompanied by a completed application form for each piece of artwork or you risk denial of entry. Please label each jpeg image with Artist Name, Medium and Title of Work. Your entry fee may be paid at the website Entry fees are non-refundable.
Mail Submissions, please mail the documents with your payment to: North Country Arts Council, Attention: Fall Art Show, 52 Public Square,
Watertown, NY, 13601 

Deadline for submission is midnight on Oct. 12, 2014.  Notification of acceptance will be on or by Oct. 22, 2014

Juror of Acceptance
Penny Heath- Owner, Photographer at Heath Photography in Redwood, NY. Penny founded Heath Photography in 1989 after completing photographic training in California.

Award Judges
David Crowell- A self-taught painter, he draws inspiration for his watercolors from the natural beauty of the Adirondacks, with a focus on local fish species. David is also inspired by traditional Eastern Art including Japanese wood block prints and Sami-e ink and wash painting. David has been fortunate to study painting in China with a focus on landscapes. David resides in Canton NY, St. Lawrence County.

Margie Hughto- M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, B.S., SUNY Buffalo Margie is a professor of ceramics at Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts. She has installed permanent public artworks across the country, including Trade, Treasure, and Travel, a series of ceramic tile murals for the NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), which were installed in 1998 two levels beneath the World Trade Center at the Cortlandt Street subway station. The tiles miraculously survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks and were re-installed in Sept. 2011. She recently presented her first site-specific museum installation, A Fired Landscape, at Syracuse’s Everson Museum of Art. The piece spanned 50 feet of gallery wall space.
Greg Lago- Greg worked as an illustrator for the U.S. Army, later he attended Buffalo State where his studies with Frank C. Eckmair focused his artistic talents on printmaking. In 1988 he established Winged Bull Studio, a print gallery, in Clayton, NY and has been working as a printmaker and illustrator for over 30 years. Additionally Greg works in a variety of mediums and styles, using oils, acrylics and is equally and exceptionally known for his wood sculptures and spirit of the river scenes.
The Dulles State Office Building is located at 317 Washington St. in Watertown, N.Y.

Nicole Caldwell

Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicole’s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Reader’s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.