Juried Art Exhibition open to artists 30 and younger.

The Sharon Arts Center is sending out a Call to Artists under 30 for a juried art exhibition that will open on Mar. 3, 2012 and run through April 28, 2012.

A $500 award for Best in Show will be given, along with two Honorable Mentions awards. To be eligible, the artist’s birthday cannot come before May 1, 1981, and he or she must be out of high school. Mediums under consideration include all 2D, 3D, and digital (animation, film) media. Work that has not been previously shown at the Sharon Arts Center is acceptable, and all work must be for sale. Each artist can submit up to five pieces for consideration. All 2D submissions must be framed, wired, and ready to hang (sectional metal frames, saw tooth hangers, glass clips, and unframed matted images are not acceptable).

There is an entry fee of $15 and a submission deadline of Dec. 31, 2011. Those selected for the exhibition will be notified by Jan. 16, 2012.

Jurors for this exhibition are Cathy Sununu, director of the Portsmouth Museum of Art; Craig Stockwell, artist and professor at Keene State College; and Tim Donovan, artist and director of Launch Art Galleries.

For complete details and official application materials, email comingofage@nullsharonarts.org.

Young Artist Call from Sharon Arts