The deadline is fast approaching for entry to the Escondido Art Association’s 2nd Annual “Celebrate Grand Escondido” art show, with a total of $1,075 in prize money to be awarded in four categories: oil/acrylic; watercolor; mixed media; and photography. This art exhibit is designed to promote the pride and promise in the city of Escondido, and artwork must adhere to the theme of the show in order to be eligible for an award.
Artwork must be dropped off at the Artists Gallery on 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido, on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. or Monday, October 3 from 4 – 6 p.m. The show will run October 5 through October 28.
The EAA, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization promoting the arts in North County San Diego, invites artists of all ages, members and non-members alike, to participate. Complete information and 2-page flyer/entry form can be downloaded by visiting the EAA new website escondidoartist.weebly.com/events–quicklinks.html or by visiting or calling the Artists Gallery on Grand Avenue, Escondido, Phone: 760-489-0338.
Prominent Fallbrook artist Richard Stergulz will be judging the show. The Reception and Awards Ceremony, open to the public, will be held at the Artists Gallery on Second Saturday, October 8, from 5 – 8 p.m., with the awards being presented at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.