Call for Art

The Artists of Yardley (AOY) Art Center, a non-profit arts organization, is now accepting entries for its ninth annual Juried Art Show.

The show invites artists ages 18 and older to submit a maximum of three original works completed within the last two years in most media except video, jewelry, crafts and giclee prints.

This is the only show AOY opens to non-members.

Entries must be received by Friday, March 13. There is a $35 submission fee for non-AOY members. The first-, second- and third-place winners will receive cash prizes. For more information or to submit an entry, visit www.aoyartcenter.org or www.entrytingy.com. The AOY Art Center is located at 949 Mirror Lake Road in Yardley, Pa.

Place Your Orders

The Sisterhood of St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hamilton is accepting orders for pierogies, stuffed cabbage, and poppy seed, nut and assorted fruit rolls that can be picked up during their annual Easter Bazaar.

Prices range from $2 for stuffed cabbage, $8 for a dozen pierogies, and $13 for the fruit and nut rolls.

Orders must be received by Sunday, March 15, and picked up noon to 6 p.m. April 3 or 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4 in the church hall, located at 1195 Deutz Avenue. To place an order, call 609-585-7863 or 609-499-1029.

Grants Available

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts is offering grants to folk artists interested in passing their skills to the next generation of artists.

The Folk Arts Apprenticeship grants provide master folk artists with stipends to help apprentices develop their skills and carry on traditional art forms. The grant requires the artist and the apprentice work together as a team.

Grant applications are due Thursday, April 2. A free workshop on applying for the grant will be held Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m. at the Folklife Center of Northern New Jersey, Passaic County Community College, 32 Church Street in Paterson. Program guidelines are available at www.nj.gov/state/njsca/dos_njsca_grants.html. To register for the workshop email kim.nguyen@sos.nj.gov or call 609-292-4495. The year-long grants begin July 1, 2020.

For Artists

Art enthusiasts of all ages will be able to immerse themselves in creating art at Artworks Trenton’s Art Making Day.

The two-day event, hosted by the visual arts center, will give children and adults the opportunity to visit interactive art stations set up at Artworks Trenton, the Boys & Girls Club Centre Street Clubhouse, the Trenton Free Public Library, and the New Jersey State Museum.

Art Making Day will take place Saturdays, March 7 and 14, from noon to 4 p.m. For a list of locations, times and activities, visit www.artworkstrenton.org/art-making-day. For more information call 609-394-9436. Artworks Trenton is located at 19 Everett Alley, Trenton.

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