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The Carson Valley Artists Association scholarship benefit show is scheduled Nov. 2 through 4 in the C.V.I.C. Hall, Esmeralda and 4th Street in Minden, Nev. Show times are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 3, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4.

The community is invited to meet the artists at a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 2. All Nevada and California artists are invited to enter their best work. Proceeds from the show will provide scholarships for Douglas and Whittell high school students continuing their art education.

For more information contact the East Fork Gallery at (775) 782-7629.

Checks for work sold will be made out to C.V.A.A., which will reimburse the artists less a 15 percent donation for the scholarship fund.

Entries will be accepted at the C.V.I.C. Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1. No entries will be accepted after 4 p.m. Entry fees are for up to three entries. There is no size limit. Members will pay $6 per entry, nonmembers will pay $9, and the fee for high school students is $5 per entry. Fees are nonrefundable. All work must be original and for sale. No crafts or jewelry will be allowed. Unsold work must be picked up between 3 and 4 p.m. Nov. 4. Work not picked up will be subject to a storage charge of $5 per day.

The show includes six categories – oil, acrylic, water media, photography, mixed media and pastel. There must be at least five entries in each category to be judged or the lessor number of entries will be placed in the mixed media category. Best of show award is $100 plus a ribbon; first place is $75 plus a ribbon; second-and third-place winners in each category as well as six honorable mentions will receive ribbons. A People’s Choice ribbon will be given at the close of the show on Sunday.

A raffle drawing with prizes donated by local businesses and individuals, will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Nov. 4. The winner need not be present.

For more information contact the East Fork Gallery at (775) 782-7629.


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