25th Annual ART IN THE COUNTY Juried Exhibition and Sale

June 22 – July 8, 2018

The Armoury
206 Main St., Picton, Ontario

Enter off Mary St., use Studio X entrance

10-6 Monday to Saturday
10-5 Sundays (except last day July 8th closes at 3pm)

Adults $3
Children aged 12 and under free

Admission FREE on Canada Day

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Welcome to Art In The County!


The organizing committee for Art in the County is pleased to announce that this year’s show will be held at the Picton Armoury, 206 Main St (enter off Mary St., use Studio X entrance), Picton beside the Picton Public Library. We are excited about this new venue as it is more centrally located; we look forward to welcoming you to this new space and continuing to showcase the incredible artistic talent of Prince Edward County.

This year also marks the 25th Anniversary of Art in the County. As our plans take shape we will be announcing special events to mark this important milestone. This year’s show will be held from June 22 to July 8, 2018.

Important Dates


April 19, 2018


Media Launch for the 2018 show. Call for artist entries announced.

June 8, 2018


Deadline for artist entry. See To Exhibit/Important Dates for other important dates for artists.

Deadline for The Community Arts Builder Award nominations. Nomination form coming soon.

June 21, 2018


Opening Night Reception by invitation only. Winners of the jurors’ awards, the Otto Rogers award, and The Community Art Builder Award will be announced. 
See Opening Night Reception

June 22, 2018


The Show opens to the public at 10 am.

July 1, 2018


Canada Day

Admission is free.

July 8 2018


Closing day at 3 pm. Winner of the People’s Choice Award will be announced.

2017 Award Winners


ARTIST WINNERS gather together at the 24th Annual ART IN THE COUNTY Juried Exhibition and Sale

  • (Back Row L-R – JURORS AWARD WINNERS) – SaraLou Miller, Graham Davies, Tom Ashbourne, Roderick Samuel, Lesley Snyder
  • (Front L-R – HONOURABLE MENTION WINNERS) – Kato Wake, Caroline Shuttle, Andrea Piller, Pauline Dinham
  • (Front-Far Right) Buffy Carruthers, Winner – 2017 Otto Rogers Award For Excellence
  • Photo by Tara Wilkinson

2017 Juror Award Winners

ArtistArtwork TitleMediumSponsor
Tom AshbourneGeorgiaPeach AlabasterFrugal & Co.
Graham DaviesSofie’s DreamAnalog PhotographSideStreet Gallery
Roderick SamuelPersian FlawFurnitureMad Dog Gallery
Lesley SnyderStormWool & SilkCity Revival
Saralou MillerLa Dauphine Crème du ComtéSculptural Fashion-Textile/Mixed MediaEvelyn & Doug Sloane

2017 Honourable Mentions


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ArtistArtwork TitleMedium
Krista DalbyCorrugated CohenCardboard
Pauline DinhamHallelujahAcrylic on Plexiglass
Andrea PillerThrough the Big SwampStoneware and Glazes
Caroline ShuttleAn AbundanceGlass & Metal
Kato WakeLemons in Buffy’s Bowl Oil on Canvas

2017 Otto Rogers Award for Excellence


Buffy Carruthers for her acrylic painting titled “Winter Vineyard”

For more information, please go to Media – Press Releases.

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