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Call for Artists

The Merrickville Fine Art Festival, a juried exhibit and sale of fine art celebrates its 5th anniversary this May Long Weekend -- May 19 - 21, 2007. During its first five years of operation the Festival has continuously featured a rich assortment of works - oil paintings, watercolours, pastels, mixed media, sculptures, computer art, glass art, photographs - created by Ontario and Quebec artists, and has attracted visitors from Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and many places in between.

In 2007, the Festival will, once again, be open to original, non-utilitarian two - and three-dimensional fine art created by the exhibiting artist. Artists interested in participating in the upcoming Festival are encouraged to apply.

· Applications can be downloaded at www.merrickvillefineartfest.org and should be accompanied by:

· Five (5) slides, photos or digital images of their work, each clearly labelled with its number and the artist’s name.

· A self-addressed stamped envelope of sufficient size and with sufficient postage to cover the cost of returning the photos/slides.

· A brief biography and artist’s statement.

· Applications, should be mailed to the Merrickville Fine Art Festival, PO Box 506, Merrickville, Ontario, K0G 1N0, and must postmarked by January 15, 2007.

For more information, visit www.merrickvillefineartfest.org or phone 613-269-2618 or 613-269-3953.