Art award show reflects century of learning at Port Royal Elementary

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The Winifred T. Murray Art Award Show is called “Century of Learning at Port Royal Elementary.” The theme celebrates 100 years of learning and all items must reflect the school’s history, past-present-future. The show will be held at the Historic Union Church,  11th Street, Port Royal, beginning Dec. 5, 2011, until  Jan. 6, 2012.
A cash awards reception will be held Friday, Dec. 9, from 5-7 p.m. with art judge Jonathan Green.
The art show is free for all to enter and is sponsored by The Rotary Club of the Lowcountry and Port Royal Mayor Sam Murray.
All artists of Beaufort County are invited to participate. Original art only, created within the last two years, will be accepted. Artwork is to be hand delivered to the Historic Union Church, 1004 Port Royal, on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3, from  11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Categories are open to all 2-D and 3-D art related to art show theme. Artists may enter up to two pieces. 2-D art must be framed and suitable for hanging, framed size no larger than 24 x 28. 3-D art must be free standing or have its own support.
Applications will be available at the time of drop off and can be viewed and downloaded online at www.portroyal.org.
Prizes  include Best of show (Winifred T. Murray award), first second and third place.
Artwork pickup dates are Jan 7 and Jan. 8, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artwork left after 10 days will be become the property of the Town of Port Royal. The Town Of Port Royal and Union Church will not be held responsible for art and sculpture during the show.
For more information, contact Joe Lee at jlee064@embargmail.com or Tina B. Fripp at tinab.fripp@gmail.com.