Sep. 8—Fees were waived for entries in the 57th annual Art Show of the Jamestown Fine Arts Association and that’s one reason entries are up this year, said Sally Jeppson, gallery manager at The Arts Center.

Jeppson said there are 53 artists and 128 pieces in this year’s show.

“That is one of the largest certainly in recent history,” she said.

The Medicine Shoppe is the sponsor of the show including the cash prizes that were awarded, Jeppson said.

In 2020, the entry fees were waived due to the coronavirus pandemic and the hardships artists were going through, she said.

“We decided this year to go ahead and do it again and get a sponsor for the exhibit so the sponsorship allows for the prizes,” she said.

The exhibit, which is on display until Oct. 9, features work from local and regional artists in the state and is “really inclusive,”

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“During the pandemic shutdown, I realized that those quiet times were really wonderful, and it wasn’t just to be to be quiet or be bored or something at all. It was a way to basically meditate and I meditate often through music and find a personal power within,” Campbell said. 

He also used elements of the natural world, like clouds and gardens, as inspiration. 

Those who go to his performance Sept. 10 will have a visual element added to their experience, more than just the sight of Campbell playing the piano. 

Videos, photography and other art will be projected in the fine arts center while Campbell performs, connecting with elements of the music. With the 2D art, Campbell has filmed up close and at different angles, so the audience can see as much of it as possible during the concert.

“I’m adding some motion, and it creates a different kind

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