Entries open for Brandon Gallery’s Art of the Portrait show

FALLBROOK – Brandon Gallery has issued a call for entries for its second Art of the Portrait juried competition and exhibition, which runs from May 1 through 29.

Noreen Ring, chair of the event, announced that Michael Steirnagel, an accomplished portrait artist and professor of art at Palomar College will serve as juror for the event. Steirnagel attended the Art Center College of Design and graduated from the University of Texas, El Paso. His work has appeared in several well-known galleries in the United States.

According to Ring, wall art cannot exceed 24 inches on either side, not including the frame, and must be ready for hanging. She said that Brandon Gallery has a prospectus and entry form at www.fallbrookbrandongallery.org as well as in the gallery.

Entry fees are $20 for the first piece and $10 for the second and third, to a maximum of three pieces. Entries may be delivered to the gallery on April 25 or 26 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. A public reception and awards ceremony will be held at the gallery May 3, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Brandon Gallery is located at 105 N. Main Ave., Fallbrook.

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