Community art show welcomes all artists

The Undercroft Gallery at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 2136 Carter Ave., will host the 18th annual “Celebration of Community” Art Show this year, Feb. 7 through April 8. The gallery welcomes all artists, 18 and older, from St. Anthony Park and its surrounding communities who wish to display their work in a local gallery.

Art can be dropped off at St. Matthew’s on Saturday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. A registration form is required as well as a $10 registration fee. All work must be ready to hang or display.

The Community Art Show will be a juried show this year. Prizes will be awarded as follows: $150, Best of Show; $150, James P. Houck Memorial; $100, first place; $75, second place; and $50, third place.

In addition, awards sponsored by local businesses will be given for the best work in each of the following categories: photography, oil or acrylic, watercolor and other (print, textile, pottery, paper, 3-D, etc.).

These will be awarded at the opening reception Sunday, Feb. 7, 6–8 pm. For more information, contact Janet Murphy, at


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