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Giertz Gallery local artist exhibition submission deadline extended to May 4th

If you’re a local artist, you will want to be sure to check out Giertz Gallery at Parkland College‘s latest community exhibition, Around the Block II: Artists from our neighborhood, which has just extended their submission deadline to Thursday, May 4th.

For more information on the exhibition, and how you can enter, check out the press release below:

Deadline has been extended to Thursday, May 4th!


After such a successful turn out for the first time around, Giertz Gallery and 40 North are gearing up for version 2.0.

Entry is open to all artists 18 years and older residing in Champaign County and counties within the Parkland College 505 district. Submitted works may be in the following disciplines: painting, sculpture, ceramics, metals, drawing, printmaking, photography, textiles, video and mixed media.

Juror: Gisele Atterberry, Art History teacher in the Fine Arts Department at Joliet Junior College

Online Submission Deadline: May 4, 2017

Acceptance Notification: May 15, 2017

Delivery of accepted artwork: Friday, June 9, 10 am-6 pm, or Saturday, June 10, 10 am to 1 pm

Entry fee: $20 (up to three works with maximum of one accepted)

Show opens June 19 and runs through August 9, 2017

Visit for complete details and online entry form.

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