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Minto Arts Council looking for artists to submit their work.

The Minto Arts Council are looking for artists from across Wellington, Wellington North and Perth Counties to make submissions for the Sixth Minto Juried Art Show.The Council hopes for a broad range of artists, styles and mediums.There are cash prizes of $200 for first place, $150 for second and $100 for third, as well as a $50 People’s Choice Award, voted by the public. There’s also the Von Westerholt Prize for Best Watercolor of $200, and the West Meadow Press and Printmaking Prize of $100.The deadline for entry is Monday, April 3.Winners will be announced at the Awards Reception on May 4th, at the Minto Arts Gallery. People are encouraged to arrive early so they can vote on the People’s Choice Award. The gallery is located upstairs in the Harriston Public Library at 88 Mill St. in Harriston.For conditions of entry and to download an entry form, go to¬†mintoartscouncil.ca. For more information, contact¬†info@mintoartscouncil.ca.