Human figure is focus of art exhibition, competition

Published on Monday, 23 January 2017 22:16
Written by Lorenzo Burgio

Special to The Herald

NEW BRITAIN - The Art League of New Britain is searching for artists to enter work in “Working from the Figure,” an exhibition and contest taking place in February.

All entries will be displayed at an open reception at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10. The works will remain in the gallery, at 30 Cedar St., until Feb. 26.

Stacy Cerul-lo, collections manager and registrar at the New Britain Museum of American Art, will judge the submissions and select prize winners. First place is worth $200, second place $100, third place $75, and fourth place $50.

A $100 gift certificate from Aardvark Framing will be awarded as an honorable mention prize, to an artist chosen by Cerullo.

Entries must be full or partial figures that emphasize the human figure.

Realistic or abstract artwork is accepted, in addition to 2D or 3D.

There are restrictions on the size and weight of artwork submitted and how the pieces need to be displayed in the gallery. Canvases are required to be framed.

Artists are limited to three entries each.

Members of the ALNB are required to pay a $20 nonrefundable fee per entry, while nonmembers must pay $30. There is a $5 nonrefundable fee for each additional submission.

For full details and submission guidelines, visit or call ALNB president Paul Baylock at 860-229-1484.

Posted in New Britain Herald, , General News, New Britain on Monday, 23 January 2017 22:16. Updated: Monday, 23 January 2017 22:18.