First Posted: 12/17/2008
The Blue Heron Gallery in Wyalusing, is organizing an exhibit of art based on our continental highway that runs through this part of Pennsylvania and on across the country from Cape Cod to California, Route 6. The show will run from March 15 to May 1, 2009, with an opening planned for March 27. Interested artists may submit up to five pieces that relate to Route 6 and the towns and landscapes it passes through, but keeping the highway somehow as an important aspect of the images. The purpose of the exhibit is to highlight the beauty of the land and historical uniqueness of the villages as this highway traverses through middle America. The submissions should be sent in jpeg form via email, or on a disc with 35 mm slides. The entry form available on the gallery web site should be completed and sent in with the $30 entry fee, check payable to Blue Heron Route 6 Show. Poets may also submit work for this show that relates the theme. The poets may submit up five works as well, via e-mail . The fee for poets is $20. The deadline for submissions for both artists and poets is February 15, 2009, but early entries are encouraged . A special opening and poetry reading will be at the gallery on Friday, March 27 with live music and dancing too. For information about the show visit the gallery Web site at or call 746-4922. Blue Heron Gallery is located at 121 Main St. PO Box 813, Wyalusing, PA 18853.