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Randolph Arts Guild Announces Call for The Chicken Art Show

Posted on 05/13/14

Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild (RAG) announces a call for “The Chicken Art Show”. Artists can submit their chicken art or their chicken’s art at www.RandolphArtsGuild.com for consideration. Selected works will be displayed at the Randolph Arts Guild’s Sara Smith Self Gallery at 123 Sunset Ave. in downtown Asheboro, NC during the month of August, 2014. The call is open to any human artists or chicken artists living and working in the US. The deadline to submit entries is June 20th, 2014. The fee is $5 per entry (limit to three per person or chicken.) 

The Randolph Arts Guild serves as the arts council of Randolph County. As an organization they have an esteemed history of provide the very best in cultural opportunities for the local community. RAG already has a well respected reputation for bringing exceptionally fine works art from around the world to Randolph County but it may be their current “Call to Artists” that will forever cement their place at the top of the local artistic pecking order. The Randolph Arts Guild is currently accepting submissions for an upcoming poultry-themed program titled “The Chicken Art Show”. 

According to RAG’s Executive Director, Derrick Sides “We are humbled and honored to be able to host an exhibition of this artistic caliber and merit - I just hope we don’t “foul” it up.”  Derrick continued through unbridled fits of laughter and puns… “Seriously we’re “egg-cited” about this show and the “meat” of the matter is that though it may look like we’re “winging” it, we really think that a show like this gives us a “leg”-up on what other arts councils are currently doing.”  Finally with a smile that can only express just how long he was waiting to his final pun Derrick added, “I think once it is on display people are really going to “flock” to see it.” 

The exhibition is open to any chicken themed work of art in any media. The Randolph Arts Guild has tapped Honorable Chick-fil-A Gallus Domesticus expert, Sam Ramsey, who has dedicated his life to breasts, legs and thighs (he’s not a wing man) to curate the exhibition. There will be prizes of Cash Prize: 1st $100;  2nd $50;  3rd $25. In addition, a special guest judge will select the “Chicken Choice Award” which eventhough it carries with it no direct monetary value, will certainly bestow incomparable bragging rights. 

The show is set to open Tuesday, August 5th.  Selected Artists will be notified on or before July 11th. Artists may visit www.RandolphArtsGuild.com to complete details. 

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