Kane’s 15th annual Art in the Wilds art show is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 27.

Because last year’s show had to be held virtually, all the artists who were juried into the 2020 show have been accepted into this year’s show, according to Director Merry Ryding, and all but four of the 2020 artists will be participating this year. Artists were chosen for the quality of their work, and with consideration to balancing the variety of media.

The artists are thrilled to be back doing a live show and they especially missed the interaction with the browsers and buyers in their booths. Artwork is more easily appreciated in person as opposed to viewing virtually online.

Our committee has been planning throughout the year, mindful of the ever-changing CDC guidelines, for the 2021 show. As anyone can imagine, things

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MARTINSBURG — The Berkeley Arts Council announces the award winners for the Eleventh Annual Art & Earth Juried Exhibit. The Council received 122 entries from 55 artists, from which the juror selected 47 works by 38 artists. The following works were selected to receive awards:

Best in Show – “Quiet Reflection”, photograph by Stephanie Boss, Hagerstown, Maryland

Merit Award – “Garden of the Haves and Have-nots”, fiber art by Carol Williams, Shepherdstown

Merit Award – “Planet Earth”, mixed-media/painting by Amanda June, Old Forge, Pennsylvania

Honorable Mention – “Wash Your Hands and Wear Your Mask”, pastel by Patricia Wilt, Hyndman, Pennsylvania

Honorable Mention – “Heaven and Earth”, photograph by Mark Dierker, Dubuque, Iowa

Honorable Mention – “I Put My Faith in Crows”, computer-generated images/painting by Jan Donley, Boston, Massachusetts

Honorable Mention – “Rockin’ Desserts on Tray”, acrylic painted rocks by Lisa Mortensen, Martinsburg

The works in the show represent a wide

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North Charleston Arts Fest

The annual North Charleston Arts Fest is set to take place April 28-May 2.




NORTH CHARLESTON – The annual North Charleston Arts Fest is  set to take place April 28-May 2. The celebration of arts and culture returns for its 38th year after being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Highlighting the talents of regional and local artists and performers in the areas of dance, music, theatre, visual arts, and literature, the event features performances, activities, and exhibits presented in a variety of venues throughout the city of North Charleston.

Virtual programming has also been added to this year’s festival schedule. The majority of festival events are free. Complete details about the five-day event are available at NorthCharlestonArtsFest.com.






Arts Fest’s Judged Art & Photography

Exhibit Hall A at the Charleston Area Convention Center hosts the Arts Fest’s Judged Art & Photography, South Carolina Palmetto Hands Fine Craft, and Tri-County Youth Art

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Mobile Photography Awards 2020 Cellphone Shots

“On Inle Lake” by Dan Liu on Apple iPhone11 ProMax. Winner of the Silhouettes category. Dan Liu is also the 2020 Grand Prize Winner and the MPA Photographer of the Year 2020. (Photo: Dan Liu/Mobile Photography Awards)

Great photographs are at our fingertips with the ever-improving camera phones in our pockets. However, no matter the megapixels, it still takes patience and technical skill to create amazing pictures with a smartphone. The 10th annual Mobile Photography Awards (MPA) has announced the winning images across a range of categories in addition to the prestigious titles of Grand Prize Winner and the MPA Photographer of the Year 2020.

Phone photography has become one of the most accessible digital art forms, as an increasing number of people are able to take high-resolution images with ease. For the 2020 awards, the jury selected 20 thematic category winners from 5,700 submitted photos hailing from more

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