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Exhibit in Martinsburg highlights W.Va. artists

November 23, 2013
Associated Press

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A new exhibit is highlighting the work of West Virginia artists.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History's 18th West Virginia Juried Exhibition opens on Sunday in Martinsburg.

It features 53 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, mixed media and crafts created by 46 West Virginia artists.

Jurors selected three $5,000 Governor's Award winners, seven $2,000 Awards of Excellence winners and eight $500 Merit Awards.

Winners of the Governor's Award and the Awards of Excellence will be purchased and become part of the West Virginia State Museum's permanent collection. Most of the others will be for sale to the general public.

The exhibit will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Dunn Building through Feb. 21.



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