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IMAGE Art Show Opens April 27, 2019

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April 10, 2019
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The IMAGE Art Show will be held April 27th through May 4th, with an opening reception on Saturday, April 27th  from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A welcoming ceremony and the judges’ presentations are scheduled for 6:00 p.m.  The Show will be held at the East Central Regional Arts Council office located in downtown Braham, MN. A total of 164 artists from all over the 5 county region have entered the show.

IMAGE will also be open on Sunday, April 28th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday – Friday, April 29th – May 3rd, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, and Saturday May 4th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The show is open to the public and is free of charge.   

This is the 32nd year of IMAGE, an annual judged art show for visual artists residing in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine Counties (Region 7E). Sponsored by the East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC), IMAGE is a celebration of artists living and creating in Region 7E.

 This year’s IMAGE awards are: 2 Judge’s Choice Awards ($500 each); up to 10 Excellence Awards ($200 each); and up to 10 Merit Awards ($150 each). In addition, artwork entered will be eligible for People’s Choice ($300) and Purchase Awards. These awards (with the exception of People’s Choice) will be presented at the opening reception on April 27. The People’s Choice Award will then be distributed after the show ends.  Everyone attending the show is allowed to vote for their favorite piece artwork with the People’s Choice ballot.

 For more information on the show or the hours call 320-396-2337 extension 1 or email to: info@ecrac.org.  For the complete IMAGE Art Show calendar you can also go online to:  https://www.ecrac.org/art-community/ecrac-calendar

About the East Central Regional Arts Council

The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) is a non-profit 501c3 organization that has been designated by the Minnesota State Arts Board as the regional arts council for Region 7E in East Central Minnesota. The mission of the East Central Regional Arts Council is to support the arts and bring the life enhancing values they afford to Region 7E residents.  ECRAC accomplishes this mission through programs and special initiatives for artists and arts organizations.  You can find out more about the East Central Regional Arts Council at www.ecrac.org. The office and gallery is located at 112 Main Avenue South, in downtown Braham, MN.  This activity is made possible with funds provided by the McKnight Foundation and thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.