Newark Valley UCC to host annual art show and competition

The Newark Valley United Church of Christ will be hosting their second annual art show and competition, and would like to invite the public to enter their artwork. The competition will consider all entries submitted up until Nov. 8, with the theme for this year being “Reflections on Nature”. 

Entries may be brought to Newark Valley United Church of Christ, located at 32 S. Main St. in Newark Valley, on Sunday, Nov. 3, between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 7, between 3 and 5 p.m.; or on Friday, Nov. 8, between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m. A reception and awards announcement will take place on Nov. 10 from noon to 2 p.m. 

There are three main prizes; Category 1: for artists age 12 to 15, Category 2: artists age 16 to 19, and Category 3: artists age 20 and older (youth art from children six to 11 is also encouraged and will be displayed as well). Prizes ranging from $50 to $150 will be awarded for the top three entries in each age category.

The artwork will be displayed from Saturday, Nov. 10 thru Sunday, Dec. 1. All artwork must be picked up after noon on Dec. 1. 

Artists have the unique opportunity to participate by creating artwork that highlights experiences or reflections upon the theme they have chosen for this inaugural year, which is: Justice.   

Email for more information and rules, or visit or their Facebook page, Newark Valley United Church of Christ. 

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