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East Brunswick: A Call for Artists!

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Outstanding talent in various media in a juried art show here on June 4. Credits: TAP into East Brunswick
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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick, Department of Recreation & Parks and the East Brunswick Arts Commission will sponsor the 14th Annual East Brunswick Arts Festival – an outdoor juried show of fine arts and fine handmade crafts – on Saturday, June 4, 2016 (rain date June 5) from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. around the pond at the East Brunswick Municipal Complex on Ryders Lane.  The daylong event is planned to provide artists with a venue to exhibit their work, demonstrate their talents, and offer original art and craft items for sale, as well as serve as a focal point for a family outing.

            Held in a 17-acre park setting with walkways, park benches, and trees surrounding a quiet pond, this well-publicized event has attracted artists from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Original work in oil/acrylic; watercolor; photography; sculpture; graphics/drawings/pastels; mixed media; and fine hand crafts including glass, pottery, jewelry and accessories, clothing, weaving, mosaics, ceramics, turned wood sculpture, woodcrafts, and florals have been represented. Cash prizes will be awarded by professional judges for Excellence, Merit and Honorable Mention.  Space has been reserved for 75 participants; interested artists should call 732-390-6797 for a Show Application or sandi.catarzi@eastbrunswick.org. The registration deadline is May 13, 2016. 

 

            Coinciding again with this year’s Festival will be the June Farmers Market sponsored by The Township of East Brunswick, the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and the E. B. Green Team.  They will be located in the Courtyard in front of the Municipal Building from 10:00 a.m. thru 5:00 p.m.  The Farmers Market will have vendors from all over the Garden State and will offer locally grown products.  For further information on the Farmers Market, contact Theresa Lam, market manager at 732-492-6454 or therlam@yahoo.com. 

Rain date for both the Fine Arts Festival and the Farmers Market will be June 5, 2016.

 

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