Franklin County Arts Council Photo Guild Announces 2016 Show

Franklin County Arts Council, Franklinton NC.
Franklin County Arts Council, Franklinton NC.

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council

Photographers of all ages and skill level are invited to participate in the 2016 Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Photography Guild Show.

The reception and opening of the show will be Saturday, October 8, 2016, 3-5pm.

The FCAC Photography Guild is a group of area photographers, both hobbyist and professional, that enjoy meeting once a month to exchange ideas, knowledge, and inspiration related to the creative and technical world of photography. The guild is supported by the Franklin County Arts Council which is a nonprofit organization that is passionate about serving the diverse community in developing all areas of the arts.

This will be a judged show open to photographers of all levels, all ages, amateur or professional. Entries should be appropriate material for the general public viewing. Members of the Guild and the Arts Council will have final decision if a piece is suitable for display. Eligible work of still photography regardless of process, chemical or digital are accepted. Works submitted may be traditional photography projects or experimental works, but photographic techniques must be pivotal to the works submitted.

Work should measure no more than 24-inches on its longest dimension, including the frame if applicable. Work should be framed, mounted, matted, or canvas wrapped with wired hanging. No saw tooth hangers. An 8 x 10 Artist Bio sheet including description of submissions (title, value, medium) must be provided.  Include jpg image of submissions if possible.

Entry fees are $30 for non-members and $25 for FCAC members — per four photos. The deadline to register and pay fees is September 23, 2016. Email to request an application.

Related Event

On September 29, 2016, 6:30-8pm, a Workshop “Art 101 – in the Naked City”– How not to prepare your art for an exhibit, with Everett Adelman, $15 per member, $20 per non-member. Instructor not charging the council

More information on this workshop and Franklin County Arts Council activities may be found at FCAC is based in Franklinton NC, north of Raleigh NC.

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Donna Campbell Smith, an author based in Franklinton NC, worked in the horse industry for over thirty years as an instructor, trainer, breeder, and writer. She has an AAS Degree in Equine Technology from Martin Community College and is a certified riding instructor. Smith has written four non-fiction books on equine management: The Book of Donkeys, (The Lyons Press 2016) The Book of Miniature Horses (The Lyons Press 2005), The Book of Draft Horses (The Lyons Press 2007), and The Book of Mules (The Lyons Press 2009). All her books are available at or ask for them at a bookstore near you. Donna is a member of Franklin County Arts Council. Visit her website at