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MAA seeks entries for annual ‘Exhibit 60’

Local artists are encouraged to enter their artwork in the annual fine art “Exhibit 60,” sponsored by Morgantown Art Association.

This is a juried show and will be judged by the internationally famous water colorist, Graham Berry.

To enter “Exhibit 60,” artists must be at least 18 years of age and living within a 60-mile radius of Morgantown.

About $1,000 worth of prizes will be awarded, including the Joy Bachman Best of Show Award.

The prospectus explaining the regulations and details for this show may be found on the MAA website (

The take-in for Exhibit 60 is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 5 at the MAA Gallery in the Mountaineer Mall on the Green Bag Road.

The exhibit will be free and open to the public from April 5-June 7 in the MAA Gallery. Artwork will be judged on April 14. There will be a reception and public critique by Berry at 6 p.m. April 14. The gallery is open for visitors from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

The Morgantown Art Association is a membership program, which is open to “all artists, art lovers and supporters of art in our area,” according to the association. Members must be 18 or older and pay yearly dues of $35, which allows the member to participate in monthly shows, Kappa Tau and art classes. Individuals are encouraged to call the gallery at 304-291-5900 for more information on other events.

Those interested in becoming a member of the Morgantown Art Association should reach out by calling or visiting the gallery. Details on the MAA organization can be found on the MAA website:, also, on Facebook and Instagram.