The Bowen Center for the Arts is herding in various artists for its Round Up Western Art & Literary Show.
The juried event will be March 10 through April 21 with art jurist, Anita Elder of Dahlonega and literary jurist, Melody Scott of Dawsonville on hand with some arresting details.
The opening will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 10, for the hoedown. The sheriff and his posse will hand out $1,500 in rewards for the best artists and the best writers.
Thirty-four artists and seven writers submitted their entries with a western, southwest, pioneer, farm or ranch theme. They include:
From Dawsonville: Johnnie Bennett, Fay Bohlayer, Kimberly Boim, Cheri Burchard, Michelle Grabowski, Kathy Proto, John Seibel and Jo West
From Dahlonega: Jack Anthony, Peggy Cozart, Phyllis Ellis, Joyce Fox, Ginny Greenwood, Oscar Rayneri and Paul Schiemer
From Gainesville: James Henderson, Jim Perkins and Cynthia Todd
From Canton: Sally Evans and Bob Kelley
From Athens: Susie Burch, Rosie Coleman and Rosemary Segreti
From Dillard: Patricia Ann Calderone and Heather Leigh Johnson
From Blairsville: Carol Moore Demme
From Bishop: Janet Rodekohr
From Atlanta: Betty Derrick
From Marietta: Katie Kohutek
From Jasper: Fred Dorr, Janice Edens and Robert Jorns
From Cumming: Howie Markel, LaVonne Markel, Allen Money and Kay Money
From Ball Ground: Henry Patton
From Tega Cay, S.C.: John Deas
From Four Oaks, N.C.: T.C. Carter
From Dubois, Wy.: Mike Slider
Also on display will be collections, historical artifacts and photo opportunities in the old timey jail or on a buckin’ bronc.
For more information, contact Ginny Greenwood at 706-216-2787, email email@example.com or www.bowenarts.org.