Northern Mines 26th Annual Art Exhibit on display in November |

Northern Mines 26th Annual Art Exhibit on display in November

Special to The Union

The Pioneer Arts Club of Nevada County sponsors two major art exhibitions a year; a May Membership Show and The Northern Mines Open Art Exhibition in the fall. The November show is juried and open to all visual artists located in Northern and Central California, providing a wonderful opportunity for local residents to see exciting, original works of art by talented artists. The reception on Nov. 15 is a great way to mingle with the artists and to see fine art displayed at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. Awards will be presented to the Best of Show, first, second and third places in seven different categories, including watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, pen & ink, charcoal and pencil, mixed media, and 3- D. The Pioneer Arts Club is pleased to have as the judge, Jerianne Van Dijk, a well-known professional artist from Grass Valley.

The Pioneer Arts Club, Inc., is a nonprofit association that works to promote the visual arts and artists of Western Nevada County. It was founded in 1965 by a group of dedicated artists who met regularly to paint together. Today, Pioneer Arts provides a friendly and supportive meeting place for artist of all skill levels and for others who are interested in the visual arts. Activities are designed to inspire and encourage members and guests in their artistic pursuits as well as to encourage community service in the arts. The Club is active in promoting scholarships, Art in Public Places, the Growers Market at the fairgrounds, and many other venues in the community including school projects.

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