The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., announced the selections for the 2021 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition. The show opens July 22 at ASC with an awards reception from 5-7 p.m. Juror Deidre Argyle will announce the awards at 5:30 p.m.
The reception is free and open to the public, but for social distancing measures, capacity will be capped at 75 people, according to a news release.
The prizes are Best of Show ($1,000), first place ($500), second place ($200) and three Merit Awards ($100 each). There is also an opportunity for ASC to purchase exhibition pieces to add to its permanent collection.
ASC received more than 350 artwork submissions, from which Argyle chose the finalists.
The 34 artists selected for the 2021 exhibition are: Susan Chambers of Little Rock; Louise M. Halsey of Ozark; Yelena Petroukhina of Little Rock; Laura Brainard Raborn of