The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is extending an invitation to all Monmouth County residents age 60 and over to participate in the 2016 Senior Citizen Art Contest and Exhibition by submitting one piece of original, visual art. Application deadline is July 8.
Senior artists who have professional or nonprofessional status are welcome. Categories in both divisions are acrylic, craft, computer imagery, drawing, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, print, sculpture and watercolor.
The 2016 application, rules, eligibility requirements and important dates are available on the County website. Previous participants will be sent information via US mail on June 6 as well.
Artwork accepted into the show will be displayed at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan from August 5 to August 30.