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NC Arts Council is a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Arts Council of Lincoln County
We are located in the Lincoln Cultural Center at 403 East Main Street
in Lincolnton, North Carolina.
Post Office Box 45  l  Lincolnton, North Carolina 28093
P: 704-732-9044  l  E:
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Calendar of Events

Paul C Rhyne Competiton & Exhibit

Call for entries!  The ACLC would like to extend a call for entries for our annual Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition.  The public is invited to view the exhibit in the galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center located at 403 East Main Street in Lincolnton. The exhibit will be on display October 20th – November 15th.

Downtown Lincolnton Art Crawl
November 14, 2014, 6-9pm

Press Release: Call for Artist!
The Lincolnton Art Crawl Committee extends an open call for local artists who
would like to participate in our fall art crawl. Join us as Downtown Lincolnton
hosts our next art crawl on November 14, 2014. Restaurants and businesses will
open their doors for a special evening of art, food, music and dance. These
merchants will host Lincoln County's artists and craftspeople who will
showcase a wide variety of fine art and craft mediums including paintings,
drawings, photography, pottery, fiber arts, jewelry, metal smithing, wood
turning, and more. Deadline for registration is October 14, 2014. For more
information or to register as an artist, please email the Arts Council of Lincoln
County or call 704 732 9044

Holiday Baking Class
November 16, 2014, 3-5pm
Join local German chef Sven Frischen-Nocher for a holiday baking class for parents and their children. More details to follow..................

Kids Pottery Handbuilding Class
December 6, 2014, 10-12pm
Join Art Teacher Hannah Griffen for a hands on pottery class. Students will create a clay scuplture piece.  Fee: $15 per student.  To register email ACLC or call 704 732-9044
More details to follow..................

City of Lincolnton
114 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28902
Lincoln County
115 West Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28093
Lincoln County Schools
P.O. Box 400, LIncolnton, NC 28093
Paul C. Rhyne Competition  & Exhibit
Eligibility: Artists 18 years and older who are ACLC members may submit up to 3 entries for $15.  Non-members pay $30. 
Painting, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, photography, printmaking and fiber are eligible.

Presentation: All work must be properly framed or gallery wrapped with sides properly finished and properly wired for hanging.  Mats must be neat and clean.  3D work must sit solidly on flat surface or be properly mounted.  2D works on paper should be matted and wrapped or framed under glass.  Large oils or acrylics on canvas do not need to be framed, but should be stapled on the back and have painted edges, no saw tooth hangers. 3D works will be limited to 200 lbs.

Specifications:  Works may be available for sale.  A commission of 30% will be retained on all sales.  All works will be juried. Artists will notified to pick up any declined work by October 17th, 2014. Sold pieces will be removed at the end of the exhibit. Each artist will carry their own insurance if desired. 

Liability: The ACLC will do everything possible to keep each piece safe.  Submission of an entry is at the artist’s own risk. Only a limited amount of insurance is provided. 

Awards:  1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100,
& 3 Honorable Mentions $25 each.

October 15 &16  - Entries Accepted
Oct. 24  -  Opening reception/Awards 6-8pm,
October 20 - Nov. 15 - Exhibition dates
November 17-20 Pick- up works LINK
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