Freeholder Frank Formica and Program Coordinator Sue VanDuyne at last year’s Senior Art Show awards ceremony.

VENTNOR – Atlantic County will showcase the creative abilities of county residents age 60 and older at its 43rd annual Senior Citizens Art Show. The juried show will be exhibited May 1-30 at the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave.

Professional  and non-professional artists will compete in a variety of categories, including acrylic, craft, digital imagery, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, drawing/print, sculpture and watercolor. Winning entries will advance to the state competition.

“Each year, I am more impressed with the outstanding talents of our residents,” Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson said. “They are all deserving of our recognition and respect. I encourage everyone to take the time to enjoy this annual exhibit.”

An awards ceremony will recognize all winners 1-3 p.m. Thursday, May 30.

The Atlantic County Division of Intergenerational Services will award a monetary prize of $100 to each first place winner. Award ribbons will be presented for first, second and third place and honorable mention as determined by the judges.

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Enjoy this video from last year’s awards ceremony.

Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.