Art of Jazz

Berks Arts Council announces the 15th annual Frank Scott Memorial Art Show: The Art of Jazz. Founded during the 2005 Berks Jazz Fest, The Art of Jazz honors the legendary local jazz musician Frank Scott. The Art of Jazz exhibits annually as a prelude to the Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest. Submission is open to artwork in all media.

Theme: Celebrate Jazz. This is an open theme and is an opportunity for the artist to reflect on what Jazz means as interpreted by visual arts.
Prizes: Cash prizes: $500 for First Place, $200 for Second Place and $100 for Third Place. Honorable Mentions or other awards awarded at the judge’s discretion. Cash prizes made possible through support from the JerLyn Foundation.

Berks Arts Council and GoggleWorks reserve the right to photograph accepted artworks for purposes connected with this and future exhibitions. Artists will be asked to sign a release to give permission for photographs of juried art to be taken and used in promotional materials and websites. All reasonable care and security measures will be taken in handling and displaying the works submitted. Artists are responsible for insuring their own works of art. Participating artists understand that Berks Arts Council/GoggleWorks is not responsible for any damage to their work while they are hanging it, while it is on display, or if BAC/GW has to temporarily remove it for whatever reason. Berks Arts Council’s liability insurance only covers loss due to theft, vandalism, or natural elements, such as wind, fire, water or other “acts of god.”