Civic Center to host youth art show

By Messenger Staff | Published Saturday, May 4, 2013

The Wise County Art Association is having a youth art show 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Decatur Civic Center. Admission to view the show is free.

Participants can enter youth art, photography or three-dimensional art in five different age groups: 6 to 7, 8 to 9, 10 to 11, 12 to 14, and 15 to 18.

Entry fee is $5 per piece, and each participant can enter up to three pieces. All art must be framed, matted or mounted on illustration board ready for hanging.

Registration is 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 10. Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners in each age group, and awards will also be given for most creative, best black and white, best technique and best use of color.

A $1,000 scholarship will also be awarded to a Wise County graduating senior.

Awards will be presented at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Winning artwork will remain on display through Sunday for the Mothers Day luncheon at the Civic Center.

For more information, call or email Barbara Pinkerton at 940-627-3127,, or Joan Christensen at 940-389-1214,

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