FIRE BARN GALLERY

JURIED CHRISTMAS INVITATIONAL 2012 - THE CHRISTMAS PALETTE

Very special thanks to Grand Haven Artwalk and Marushka Handprints for sponsoring this show.

The Fire Barn Gallery presents "Juried Christmas Invitational 2012 - The Christmas Palette" opening Thursday, Dec. 20 from 6-9pm with live music by Big Daddy Fox and complimentary hors d'oeurves and wine. Prizes announced at 7pm.

The second installment of the Juried Christmas Invitational features work that is made using colors evocative of Christmas, the imagery being anything the artist wanted to make.

"I was definitely surprised by some of the interpretations of the theme this year. It was really interesting to see what colors people associate with the holiday." says Chris Protas, who will be jurying the show.

Approximately 30 artists will contribute work to the show. First, Second and Third place prizes will be announced at the opening. Winners receive $300, $200 and $100.

The work will be on view through Jan. 16, 2013, Wed, Fri and Sat 12-6. Gallery will be closed from Dec. 26 - Jan. 5.