Contact Art in the County at the Prince Edward County Art Council 613-476-8767

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28th Annual ART IN THE COUNTY Juried Exhibition and Sale will be held

June 18 – July 4, 2021

Breaking News

July 5, 2021 – The 28th annual Art in the County online exhibition and sale has now closed. Thank-you to the committee members, jurors, sponsors, visitors and buyers for helping us celebrate the artists in our community. Your hard work and flexibility has once again made the 2021 online show a success. We are looking forward to 2022 when we hope that it will be possible to view the artworks in person.

June 17, 2021 – Congratulations to this year’s artists chosen by our three exceptional jurors: Alice Vander Vennen (Mixed Media & Textile Artist); Olexander Wlasenko (Curator, Station Gallery); and JT Winik (Visual Artist). Special congratulations to our award winners – five Jurors’ Choice Awards – Josh Connell, Holly Crain, Dianne Kehoe, Michael Lindon, and Tassie Notar – and five Honourable Mentions – Laura Jean Campbell, Iris Casey, Pauline Dinham, Stewart Jones, and Rhonda Nolan.

June 17, 2021 – The Community Arts Builder Award, sponsored by Monica Klingenberg and Laurie Gruer of Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited Brokerage is offered again this year. This award recognizes an individual who has enriched community life in the County through the arts. We are pleased to announce that this year’s winner is Kato Wake, visual artist, instructor and community connector.

April 7, 2021Art in the County will move online again in 2021. Given the current rise in case numbers and other uncertainties related to the pandemic, the Art in the County Organizing Committee has decided to move the show online again this year. The health and safety of our volunteers, artists and patrons remain our top priority. We hope that art lovers and collectors will support the online show and our local artists as they did in 2020.

March 9, 2021 – The 28th Annual Art in the County is dedicated to Wayne McNulty and Don Pinder, two remarkable, creative, generous, and dedicated people who were so committed to the arts in Prince Edward County. read more…

Important Dates for 2021

Thursday April 22, 2021
Media Launch and Artist Registration OPENS
(As in 2020, artists are asked to submit a completed online registration form, digital image(s) of art work(s) and pay the registration fee at the time of registration.)
Friday, June 4, 2021
Registration CLOSES
Thursday June 17, 2021
Award winners announced
Friday June 18, 2021
The Show OPENS
Sunday July 4, 2021
The show CLOSES

Thank You to Our 2021 Sponsors!