Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts Seeks Artists for 2021 Spring Art Show

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is excited to announce its 2021 Spring Art Show. This exhibition is open to works of any media from all artists – local, regional and beyond.

This show will be on display from February 11 to March 25, 2021. Artists may submit work now until January 17, 2021, through Please note that this is not a juried show, but this website is used for ease of submission and selection by the curators. Artists who wish to submit should visit the website and scroll down until they find the 2021 Spring Art Show or visit Further submission guidelines are available there. Artists may also email Brenda Dwyer at or visit the Nigra Arts Center to obtain an application form.

The fee for entry of up to three works is $15 for members of the Nigra Arts Center or $25 for non-members. Artists may submit an additional two entries maximum for a fee of $7 each for members or $10 each for non-members. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by January 20 and the dates for drop-off or mailing of artwork are February 3-5 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. or February 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Due to changes in protocols necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, each artist will need to make an appointment for contact-free drop-off of their artwork. More information about these new procedures will be included in their acceptance notifications.

If you are not currently a member of the Nigra Arts Center but would like to join and receive a discount on your show submissions, please visit or contact Lynette May at or (518) 661-9932. Membership levels start at just $25 per year and carry benefits such as discounted admission to classes and art exhibitions, mailing list access, invitations to special events, charitable tax deductions and more.

Through the generous donations of supporters, the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is able to offer awards and prizes to outstanding submissions. All winners will also receive a membership to the arts center.

The Nigra Arts Center will host a Meet the Artists Opening Reception for this show on Thursday, February 18, 3-7 p.m. This reception is free and open to the public. The show will also be available for public viewing throughout its run weekdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A virtual tour of the exhibition will be posted after the opening reception on the Nigra Arts Center’s Facebook page,, and website,

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is located at 2736 State Highway 30 in Gloversville. For more information about this show or the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, call (518) 661-9932 or visit

About the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts:

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is a beautiful, year-round arts center open to the public. It houses premium art venues, hosts fun family events and provides educational opportunities for persons of all ages and levels of ability. The Nigra Arts Center also offers exceptional spaces for private parties or business events. The Nigra Arts Center was founded in 2015 by The Arc Lexington, an accredited, award-winning provider of disability services. For more information, visit

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