April 4, 2013

Arts Express: April 4, 2013


The winning work will be on display at the ceremony, along with the second- and third-place recipients.

Twenty works from the pool of submissions will be chosen to be on display at the Gallery at Best Western in Plattsburgh from June 10 to 30.

Artists are limited to one submission each and must submit their work as a high-resolution JPEG of no less than 300 dpi to the Arts Center by email to: by 5 p.m. Friday, May 3. No original works will be accepted.

Artists must include a brief bio and artist statement along with the dimensions, medium and year of creation of the original work. Submitted images must not be watermarked or signed, to preserve anonymity during the judging.

The winner will receive region-wide recognition through reproductions displayed in local businesses and on keepsakes, including posters, magnets and other merchandise and eventually as signs and banners at Plattsburgh International Airport.

The original artwork will be kept as part of the permanent collection of the NCCCA Arts Center.

For more information, visit the website

Crop for the Cure spots still open

PLATTSBURGH — Seats are still available to scrapbookers at the Crop for the Cure being held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Seton Academy (the old St. Peter’s School), 23 St. Charles St. 

Registration is $45 and includes cropping space, access to vendors such as Creative Memories and Stampin’ Up, door prizes, snacks and beverages throughout the day, dinner, raffles and more, to benefit breast-cancer research and the American Cancer Society. Walk-ins welcome. 

Contact Margaret Downs at 562-0124 or email for questions.

Congressman announces Art Competition

WASHINGTON — Congressman Bill Owens’s office is accepting submissions from high-school students in New York’s 21st Congressional District for the annual Congressional Art Competition.

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