STAA’s 50th National Juried Artist Exhibition “Summer Show” Opens July 11th

staasummershow2015The St. Tammany Art Association announces the artists selected for the 50th National Juried Artists Exhibition, the Summer Show, which opens July 11, 2015 with a reception from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Artists’ awards will be presented at 7:00 p.m.

Artists selected for this year’s exhibition come from across Louisiana and the southeast. Artists accepted into the summer show and in competition for cash prizes are: Michael Aldana, Aron Belka, Christer Berg, Connie Born, Tom Bowden, Frances Carville, Blake Conroy, William Crowell, Jason Cytacki, Ariel Diaz, Shirley Doiron, Sarah Dunn, Robert Dutruch, Leslie Elliott-Smith, Russell Everett, Shirley Fachilla, Oksana Fogg, Jan Gephardt, Susan Gilbert, Charles Gudaitis, Adam Hall, Joyce Hensley, Mary Hesse, Kenneth Hopel, Morgan Maiolie, Miguel Malagon, Demond Matsuo, Molly McGuire, Heather Mitchell, Mary Monk, Martin Needom, Megan Perra, Monique Perry, Jerry Rawlings, Madelyn Robillard, Phillip Sage, Lynn Savarese, Crimson Shults, Melissa Smith, Archie Tucker, Robert Warrens and Laure Williamson.

The exhibition continues through August 8, when a closing Gallery Talk with Juror Don Marshall and exhibiting artists will be held from 6pm to 9pm. An additional People’s Choice Award will be given at the event. All events are free and open to the public and are presented at the STAA Art House, 320 N. Columbia Street in historic downtown Covington.

For more information, call (985) 892-8650 or email The St. Tammany Art Association is supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.