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Posted on: July 6, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Call for Art for - Pet Portraiture Art Exhibition - at Loudoun County Government Center

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All artists who live in Loudoun County are eligible to enter an exhibition titled Pet Portraits to showcase local artists who enjoy painting, photographing, drawing, sculpture or creating family pet portraits in other media, whether they be dogs, cats, horse, fish, etc.  

The exhibition will take place in the Loudoun County Government Center Gallery at 1 Harrison Street, S.E. in Leesburg, and will be available for public viewing from July 31 through September 8, 2023. 

Works in any media will be accepted. Two-dimensional media includes drawings, paintings, photographs, prints (mono-prints, etchings, and woodblock prints), fiber art, mixed media, and reliefs. Three-dimensional artwork includes pottery/ceramic, mixed media, metal, bronze, wood or other media with the largest dimension of 24” H x 24” W x 12” D or a stand-alone piece for floor display with a maximum 36” base diameter.  

Each artist may submit one entry and must submit a digital photo of their submission by email by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 24, 2023.  Artwork must be ready for display; hanging artwork must be framed with hanging wire securely attached to eyehooks on the back of each piece and must be appropriate for exhibit in public locations.    

Artwork and loan entry forms will be accepted at the art gallery on the first floor of the Loudoun County Government Center on July 31, 2023, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.  The Art Exhibition Entry Form is available online at

This exhibit is coordinated by members of the Loudoun County Art Advisory Committee, who are appointed by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. The committee is responsible for exhibiting work by Loudoun artists and maintaining and exhibiting the county's permanent art collection.  

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