A juried exhibit established to foster the art of PA


June 5 - June 26, 2020


Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Friday, May 29, 2020 from 1:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Saturday, May 30, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.



Tuesday, June 2, 2020 

Opening Reception

Friday, June 5, 2020 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM


The Shirley Gaynor & Helen C. Hinchman Memorial Exhibit was established to foster the art of Pennsylvania artists. This exhibition shall be open to all college/university juniors or seniors majoring in art, or any established artist in the counties of Blair, Cambria, Somerset, Indiana, and Westmorland. Entries shall be limited to two (2) submissions and representational works of painting, sculpture, or works on paper. 

Juror: Adrienne Heinrich, of Murrysville, PA, is a lifelong art enthusiast, specializing in cast silicone sculpture, basket weave sculpture, acrylic painting, cold wax painting, and murals. She graduated from Cleveland Institute of Art. She’s had countless residencies at Pennsylvania public schools, as well as Indiana University of PA, Georgetown University, and Youngstown State University. Heinrich is a former Adjunct Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University as well as Seton Hill College, and an Emeritus Board Member with the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. She’s been exhibiting her own work since the early 1980’s, and has won numerous awards, such as the Visual Arts Fellowship, Carnegie Museum of Art Purchase Award, PA Council on the Arts Fellowship, and Artist of the Year 2002 at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, as well as designated as a Master Artist in Pittsburgh, and identified as a USA Millennium Artist with the Mid Atlantic Arts Council, among many other accolades. 

Receiving and Jurying: Works must be brought to the Community Arts Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Boulevard in Johnstown on Thursday, May 28, 2020 between 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., Friday, May 29, 2020 between 1:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M., and Saturday, May 30, 2020 between 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. After jurying is completed, rejected works must be picked up on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 or Thursday, June 4, 2020, between 10:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.

Artists’ Reception: An Opening Reception and awards presentation will be held at the Community Arts Center of Cambria County on Friday, June 5, 2020, from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Awards presented will be the Helen C. Hinchman Platinum Award ($1,000), the Helen C. Hinchman Legacy Award ($900), the Helen C. Hinchman Education Award ($600), the Shirley Gaynor Legacy Award ($500). 

Pickup: At the conclusion of the show all exhibited work must be picked up by Saturday, June 27, 2020 between 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. or Monday, June 29, 2020 between 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. If you cannot pick up in person, please arrange to have someone pick up for you and contact the Community Arts Center with the person’s name. All works that aren’t picked up by the designated dates will become the property of the Community Arts Center.

Fees: There is a limit of two (2) entries per artist for a fee of $25; Community Arts Center members are eligible for a fee of $15. All college and university students are eligible for the Community Arts Center’s member rate fee of $15. 

Entries: Subject matter should be suitable for public display; the juror makes all decisions regarding suitability. Submitted works must be original; no reproductions, gic’lees, or works done under instruction or using copyright works or images will be accepted. All work must be properly framed or finished and ready to install. No sawtooth hangers will be accepted. Although care is exercised in handling works, the Community Arts Center of Cambria County assumes no responsibility for damages or loss. Submission of artwork constitutes agreement with conditions set forth herein and is considered a commitment to show. No work can be removed before the close of the exhibition. 

Tags and Entry Forms: An entry form must be completed in its entirety for all works submitted, along with the entry fee. If needed, copies may be made from the enclosed form or printed from our website at www.caccc.org. Additional forms will be available at receiving. Attach the entry tag securely to the back or underside of your work.

Sales: Any work sold through the exhibition will be subject to the following commissions: 30% to the Community Arts Center of Cambria County and 70% to the artist. Please price work accordingly. 

Questions: Please contact Kate Rafas, Design and Social Media Manager at (814) 255-6515 or krafas@caccc.org.

Download an Entry Form here!

Juried Exhibition (pdf)