From the Roosevelt Lake bridge to the longest two-lane, single-span, steel-arch bridge in North America and the Mogollon Rim, there is plenty to photograph in Gila County.

Students age 18 and under are invited to submit art that illustrates what they love about Gila County in a nationwide contest that opened recently and is sponsored by the National Association of Counties (NACo) ahead of April’s annual observance of National County Government Month.

Gila County will offer additional chances for local prizes and public display, inviting local participants to enter their art here before also submitting separately to the NACo contest. Deadline for Gila County entries is April 16; allowing artwork to be displayed in the courthouse lobby during April’s annual observance of National County Government Month.

With the national contest, the 18 winning works will be selected and featured in a 18-month NACo calendar — with 40,000 copies to be

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Farmstead Arts in Basking Ridge is showcasing the works of Ridge High School’s Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art, AP Photography and Photography III students in an online exhibit entitled “Portraits: The Artist’s View.”

The show will run online at www.farmsteadartscenter.org through April 16.

Under the guidance of Wendell Jeffrey, Ridge High School Art Teacher, and William Ortega, Ridge High School Photography Teacher, 48 student artists created works which explore relations between the artist and the model as having an unwritten agreement / contract which allows the artist to visually represent their impression of the model’s identity and personality.

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The artist’s interpretation of the individual is their signature. This exhibition is about the relationship between the sitter and their

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The “Call for Entries” has been issued by the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts juried fine art exhibition, Images 2021. This year, the exhibition will be an online event due to “coronavirus uncertainty.”

Eligible work for Images 2021 includes drawings, paintings, mixed media, photography, hand-pulled prints, watercolors, fiber, paper and digital art. Digital images of original work produced within three years ago will be accepted as well.

Submissions are open to artists whose primary residence in Pennsylvania. Adults and students between the ages of 16 and 26 are encouraged to apply.

Artists can win up to $1,800 in prizes, which include merit awards, best of show, best pastel, best drawing, best photograph and best student submission.

The juror for the exhibition will be Betsey Batchelor, an artist and teacher in Philadelphia. Batchelor is an associate professor at Arcadia University and is the head of the area of Painting

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Art lovers throughout the world cherish the photographs and paintings of Patricia Izzo-Kulczycki, but perhaps nowhere was she more appreciated than in her own backyard.

Surrounded by family members, Izzo-Kulczycki died Feb. 12, 2021, after battling a 15-month illness. She was 72.

The owner of Patricia Izzo Fine Art Photography Studio/Gallery, she was regarded as a pillar in the Wyandotte and Downriver arts communities.

Born on Sept. 22, 1948, in Detroit, her family moved to Southgate when she was still a child. She graduated from Schafer High School and then went on to earn her bachelor of fine arts degree and masters of arts degree from Northern Michigan University in painting and photography.

Her husband, Stan Kulczycki, recalls that he met the love of his life at a party his brother threw in 1979. The couple married on Jan. 7, 1983, and moved to Wyandotte.

Outside of her career in

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