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April 19, 2013

Art bazaar, 'Essential Art' upcoming at CAA

The Daily Star

---- — An art sale and a call for artists are among the upcoming events for the Cooperstown Art Association. 

The CAA will host a Spring Cleaning Art Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, featuring the sale of used fine arts and crafts donated by area artists and patrons. Proceeds from this sale benefit the CAA and its Prize Fund for artists.

A preview party and sale will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight, featuring champagne, desserts and a preview of items available in the sale. A $25 donation is requested for attendance. To make a reservation, call 547-9777.

The CAA will be accepting submissions for the 22nd annual Regional Art Exhibition, “Essential Art,” next weekend. Prospectuses are available at 

The Regional Show is open to New York state residents 18 and older. The works of art themselves will be juried; no slides will be accepted.

Delivery of artwork will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 and 27. The show will run May 3-31 with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. May 3. “Essential Art” is being juried by Kristen Henderson and Alice Brewton Hurwitz.

The Cooperstown Art Association galleries are at 22 Main St.