Call for artists

The Albany Institute of History & Art is seeking artist submissions for the 2014 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region.

The exhibition, which is celebrating its 78th year, highlights the work of the best visual artists in the region. It is open to artists residing within a 100-mile radius of the Capital District and Glens Falls.

Submission deadline is Aug. 4. Detailed information about the submission process, as well as electronic entry forms, can be found on the museum’s website www.albanyinstitute.org.

This year’s juror is Stephen Westfall, a painter, writer, and professor who exhibits his work in the United States and Europe.

The 2014 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region will open on Friday, Sept. 26 with a reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and awards ceremony starting at 6:30 p.m. The exhibition will run through Jan. 19, 2015.

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