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Artwork Sought for Senior Center Galleries Submission

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine, human services liaison, invites area artists to submit photographs or images of original artwork for exhibits, which will be held at two county-operated senior centers from Feb. 13 to May 19. The submission deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Artwork can include, but is not limited to, watercolors, oils, acrylics, photography, pastels, drawings, mixed media and printmaking. Artists are invited to submit 4”X6” photographs or jpeg images to Caitlin Witucki at Witucki@co.somerset.nj.us  or to the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, N.J. 08876. All physical images will be returned.

Exhibitions will be held starting Feb. 13 at the following county-operated senior centers:

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  • Senior Wellness Center, located at 202 Mount Airy Rd. in Basking Ridge
  • Quail Brook Senior Center, located at 625 New Brunswick Rd. in Franklin

Entries must be identified. A list of all submissions should be included on a separate sheet of paper, providing artist name, address, phone number, title, dimensions, preferred senior center location and media type. 

Selected art must be framed, wired and ready for hanging by the drop-off day, Feb. 10.

Exhibitors may offer artwork for sale with a small percentage of the sale donated to the Somerset County senior centers.

For more information, contact Health Promotion Specialist Caitlin Witucki, Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services, at (908) 704-6346 or wituckiwitucki@co.somerset.nj.us.

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Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine, human services liaison, invites area artists to submit photographs or images of original artwork for exhibits, which will be held at two county-operated senior centers from Feb. 13 to May 19. The submission deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Artwork can include, but is not limited to, watercolors, oils, acrylics, photography, pastels, drawings, mixed media and printmaking. Artists are invited to submit 4”X6” photographs or jpeg images to Caitlin Witucki at Witucki@co.somerset.nj.us  or to the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services, P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, N.J. 08876. All physical images will be returned.

Exhibitions will be held starting Feb. 13 at the following county-operated senior centers:

  • Senior Wellness Center, located at 202 Mount Airy Rd. in Basking Ridge
  • Quail Brook Senior Center, located at 625 New Brunswick Rd. in Franklin

Entries must be identified. A list of all submissions should be included on a separate sheet of paper, providing artist name, address, phone number, title, dimensions, preferred senior center location and media type. 

Selected art must be framed, wired and ready for hanging by the drop-off day, Feb. 10.

Exhibitors may offer artwork for sale with a small percentage of the sale donated to the Somerset County senior centers.

For more information, contact Health Promotion Specialist Caitlin Witucki, Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services, at (908) 704-6346 or wituckiwitucki@co.somerset.nj.us.

 

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