Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council announced the 25th Annual Prairie Lakes Regional Juried Art Exhibition to be held at the Arts Center of Saint Peter.

The Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council announced the 25th Annual Prairie Lakes Regional Juried Art Exhibition to be held at the Arts Center of Saint Peter.

Artists may submit their original work at the Arts Center of Saint Peter (ACSP) on Monday, Sept. 18 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Two and three dimensional work may be accepted and includes: drawings, fibers, jewelry, mixed media, paintings (acrylic, oil, watercolor), photography, print making, and sculpture (ceramics, glass, wood). Participation is open to all artists age 16 and over residing in the nine county area: Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, LeSueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca or Watonwan County.

Artists may go to the Prairie Lakes website, www.plrac.org to print the Entry Form, email the office for a copy, or may complete the Entry Form at the ACSP the day of entry.

There is a modest entry fee and cash prizes. Over 85 pieces of art work from artists living in the nine county area will be on display Sept. 23 to Oct. 22. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council also provides artist grants. The deadline is Sept. 15 for the Professional Mid-Career Grant of $3,000, with funds from the McKnight Foundation. Artists can attend a Grantwriting Workshop on Wed. Aug. 16, 6 to 7 p.m. at the 410 Project, 523 S. Front Street, Mankato, sponsored by Prairie Lakes Arts Council. To register for the workshop or obtain further information contact Brenda Byron, Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, Waseca at 1-800-298-1254 or plrac@hickorytech.net.