Registrations Accepted for Annual Fall Juried Exhibition at Link Art Gallery

PARIS — The Link Art Gallery is pleased to announce a call for artists for the 68th annual Fall Jury Exhibition.

The annual fall show is sponsored by area businesses and individuals, and with their continued support, it is now in its 68th year.

The show will run from Friday October 7 to Saturday November 12.

The exhibition is open to all artists aged 18 or over living within a radius of 100 km around Paris. All media except photography will be accepted, including 3D works. Each 2D entry must be wired for hanging and no larger than 42 inches wide. All entries must be original and made within the last five years by the person in whose name they are submitted.

Each artist can submit up to three pieces for $20 per artist if they are an Art Center member, $25 per artist for non-members or $15 for students. All registration fees are non-refundable.

The judge for this year’s competition is Jan Kappes, an artist from Charleston. Kappes will select the works to be exhibited and the winners.

Entries will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, September 30; 9am-11am Saturday October 1; and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 2.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, October 14 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The judge will be present at the reception to critique the exhibit, present prizes and answer any questions.

For more information, call the Link Art Gallery at 217-466-8130 or visit

William E. Bennett