art showPress release from Monmouth County Park System

Calling all artists!  From now through January 18, 2016, the Monmouth County Park System is accepting entries into its Creative Arts and Music Festival.  This juried art show and sale is open to artists of all mediums, and those interested in entering are invited to submit images for consideration.

The Festival will run from 11 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, at Thompson Park in Lincroft.  Besides the art show and sale, the event will feature music and food.  Thompson Park is home to the Park System’s Creative Arts Center, which hosts a variety of fine arts and craft classes throughout the year including ceramics, pottery, jewelry and painting.

The application fee is $15 per person.  Entries may be submitted online or by mail (to be received by entry deadline of 1/18/2016) along with a CD of your work, entry form and fee.  Rules and entry form are available at, and to learn more about the Creative Arts and Music Festival, please visit the park System website or cal (732)842-4000.