Cultural and Heritage Commission Calls for Art Entries for Senior Citizens’ Contest and Exhibition

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. – The Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Camden County College is inviting artists from age 60 and above who is a Camden County resident to submit their original work to the 53rd annual Senior Citizens Juried Art Contest and Exhibition.

Artists at any level of skill or experience are invited to participate, including amateurs and non-professionals as well as working artists. Artists may submit one entry that has been created within the past three years, is an original creation of the artist, and has not been submitted previously to a county or state art show. Categories of work include acrylic painting; craft; digital art; mixed media; oil painting; pastel; print; photography; sculpture; watercolor; and works on paper (drawing).

Artwork will be judged by an independent panel of artists. First-place winners in all categories will advance to compete at the state level in the New Jersey Senior Citizens Art Show.

Artwork will be accepted at the William G. Rohrer Center, Camden County College, 1889 Rt. 70 East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 on Monday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesday, July 23, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; and Wednesday, July 24, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

The exhibit opens Wednesday, August 7 with a meet-the-artists reception and awards ceremony from 1 to 3 p.m. and runs to September 12, 2019, at the William G. Rohrer Center.

For more information about the contest, including eligibility and artwork display rules, visit or contact the Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission at Camden County College, 856-374-4945.