Mother Lode artists mark 60th show

Gary Linehan, The Union Democrat

The Mother Lode Art Association will present its 60th annual Fall Art Show Saturday through Oct. 21 at the Central Sierra Arts Council at 193 S. Washington St. in downtown Sonora.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and admission is free.

A reception with wine and appetizers will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.Friday, with awards presented at 7 p.m.

A drawing also will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 for a painting donated by Judie Cain, last year's Best of Show winner, and other prizes.

Raffle proceeds enable the organization to fund its Columbia College scholarship and support of local children's outreach programs.

"Sixty years of presenting local and regional art to the community will be celebrated this year by the Mother Lode Art Association," said 2012 show Chairwoman Renetta Hayes. "This judged fine art show displays many works in all mediums."

Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded in seven competition categories - Acrylic and oils; water media; mixed media and graphics; three-dimensional; pastels; portraits and animals; and Foothill Favorites.

First place in each category carries a $100 prize, with $75 for second place and $50 for third.

Also awarded will Best of Show, $300; Mayor's Award, TBA; and People's Choice, $100.

This year's jurors are Peggi Kroll Roberts of Angels Camp and Georgia Herrick of Modesto.

The Mother Lode Art Association is a nonprofit organization founded in 1952 to promote the arts and appreciation of the arts in Tuolumne County. The group meets on the third Monday of each month.

For more information, contact Hayes at 984-4048 or rhayes714@aol.com .

11882164
The Union Democrat
This image is copyrighted.

Reach all of Sonora, Calaveras County, Tuolumne, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, & Jamestown with your items to sell.

Ads appear Online and in Print

View Classifieds Place an Ad

Connect with The Union Democrat

Union Democrat Newsstand

Wednesday December 7, 2016

Read digital interactive editions of our publications

Read Today's Edition Take A Tour

More Publications by The Union Democrat

View All Publications
Accomplished pianist to play St. James Concert Series

02/18/2016

The St. James Concert Series hosts pianist Jason Sia this weekend for ... more

Second Saturday offers art, live performances

04/10/2015

Sonora's Second Saturday Art Night welcome guests to enjoy live music, acting ... more

Snow may boost spirit of 'White Christmas'

10/28/2010

Certain entertainment is meant to be seen during the Christmas season: "Miracle ... more

‘Nutcracker’ ballet returns to Angels Camp

12/13/2012

When he took up ballroom dancing a couple of years ago, Sonora ... more

‘Mary Poppins’ brings magic to the Mother Lode

03/05/2015

Making magic is what Sierra Repertory Theatre aims to do, especially for ... more