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LAC announces judge for 2016 Regional Art Show

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

The LaFontaine Arts Council is pleased to announce Justin Johnson as this year’s judge for the 2016 Regional Art Show. The show will be held at Huntington University’s Merillat Centre for the Arts in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery.

Johnson is the gallery director for the University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts, a position he has held for over 13 years. He is in charge of coordinating all university gallery exhibitions and is also responsible for managing the university’s art collection. He is also a professional artist that works in mixed media drawing and exhibits regionally. He is represented by Crestwood Gallery in Roanoke.

The opening reception for the show will be held at the Merillat Centre on Thursday, August 4, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Viewing begins Friday, August 5 and continues through Wednesday, August 31. The Wilson Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with some summer schedule exceptions. The Merillat Centre for the Arts phone number is (260) 359-4261.

Anyone interested in entering work should direct their questions to Debbie Dyer, executive director, LaFontaine Arts Council, (260) 358-00055, or by email at lafontaineartscouncil@gmail.com. Entry forms and fees are due by July 27. Entry brochures are available on the Lafontaine Arts Council Facebook page as well as by contacting the office at the number above. Entry forms are also available at the Huntington County Visitors Center in downtown Huntington.