More than 130 works of art created by 67 artists have been selected for the popular annual Celebration of Artists exhibit sponsored by West Valley Art Museum. The show will be on view free to the public from April 22 through June 13 in the Peoria City Hall Art Gallery.
An Awards Reception will take place on Thursday, April 25, from 4 to 6 pm in the Art Gallery at which time the prestigious 2013 Awards will be announced. These include Best of Show, Mayor’s Award, WVAM Trustees Award as well as First, Second, Third and Honorable Mention in each of four categories of two-dimensional art. Categories represent a wide array of art mediums including Painting, Photography, Drawing and Mixed Media.
The juror for this year’s show is Bernadette Mills, Executive Director of the West Valley Art Council; formerly Director at the Scottsdale Artists’ School.
Located on the first floor of Peoria City Hall at 8401 West Monroe Street, the Art Gallery is operated throughout the year by West Valley Art Museum, and is open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays from 10 am to 4 pm and Thursdays from noon to 6 pm. For additional information, contact WVAM at www.wvam.org or 623-972-0635.