KVIE calls for artists

By From page B9 | April 18, 2014

KVIE Public Television announces the 33rd annual KVIE Art Auction and is calling for emerging and established artists to enter their work in the KVIE juried art competition.

Entry categories include: California’s Gold, contemporary classics, figurative, photography, sculpture, and still life and landscapes.

Artists get the chance to win cash prizes, which include $500 for the Best of Show and $100 for first place in each category. Juror’s awards will be given to 16 artists, along with a ribbon, as recognition for excellence in selected categories. The six jurors represent some of the finest artists in our region.

Art can be entered through an online submission form through May 30 or in person Saturday, May 17 at the station, 2030 W. El Camino Ave., Sacramento.

A complete list of rules and an entry form can be found at Only one piece per artist will be accepted. If an entry submitted online is not accepted, the artist may submit another piece. The televised auction will be held Sept. 19 through 21.

All artists whose works are selected will receive two tickets to the Art Auction Preview Gala on Monday, Sept. 15 from 5:30-8:30 p.m and a complimentary one-year membership to KVIE. All accepted art will be juried into the televised auction and will be displayed at the Preview Gala.

The 33rd annual KVIE Art Auction is locally sponsored by the Niello Company and Warren G. Bender Co.

Broadcasting from California’s capital, KVIE Public Television helps everyone explore the world through television experiences in history, current events, drama, nature and science. For the natural-born explorer, KVIE serves as a reliable guide for children with the most-trust educational programming. Established in 1959, KVIE serves nearly 1.4 million households in the nation’s 20th largest television market.

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