Franklin County Visitors Bureau Highlights Miniature Art 2019 at Chambersburg Council for the Arts

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Franklin County Visitors Bureau highlights annual Miniature Art 2019 show at Chambersburg Council for the Arts Gallery, open November 1 to December 20.

Franklin County Visitors Bureau spotlights Chambersburg’s Council for the Arts’ "Miniature Art 2019" exhibition, opening Friday November 1st with a reception from 5-8 pm. 187 original works of art will be displayed: oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings; drawings; and hand-pulled prints and sculpture, many by nationally known artists. The exhibit can be viewed at the Council Gallery, 81 North Main Street in Chambersburg.

“We received 307 entries this year,” explained Exhibit Coordinator Anne Finucane, “from 99 artists in 18 states. We advertise nationally, and always receive entries from artists all over the country!”

Judge and juror for this year’s show was Lisa Sheirer. Sheirer earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and printmaking from West Virginia University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from the University of Notre Dame. She currently serves as a professor of art at Frederick Community College, Frederick, MD.

Sponsor of the Miniature Art 2019 Exhibition is Ludwig’s Jewelers, a downtown Chambersburg business for nearly 150 years.

Miniature Art 2019 will be on display at the Council through December 20, 2019, with gallery hours Tuesday-Friday 10 am-2 pm, and also by appointment.

The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites all to explore history, arts and architecture, recreation, natural beauty, fresh foods and the warm hospitality of communities like Chambersburg, Greencastle, Mercersburg, Shippensburg, and Waynesboro. Franklin County PA is located just north of the Mason Dixon Line and is an easy drive from Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Plan a visit at ExploreFranklinCountyPA.com, contacting 866.646.8060, or stopping by the new Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center on the square in Chambersburg.

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