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June 3, 2014

Art exhibit planned in Tipton

TIPTON — The Tipton stop of the Nickel Plate Arts Trail, “The HeART of Tipton,” will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28. The Tipton Art Guild will have members and non-members showing, demonstrating and selling art downtown as part of the festivities. Tent spaces are now available on a first-come basis.

Those who are 18 or older, live or work in Tipton County and would like to participate, are asked to contact Tipton Art Guild members Minnie Grimes at 765-675-7019, Claudia Seward at 765-552-6440 or Sondra Purvis at 317-750-4558 for details concerning material compliance. All art media, including mixed media, pottery, jewelry making, are welcome. The guild panel has the right to refuse any material they feel is not in compliance.

There will be no fees, judging or prizes awarded, but participants are encouraged to offer their art for sale. All who display their art should be there with their pieces from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interaction with visitors and demonstrations of skills are encouraged. Framed entries must not exceed 27 inches by 39 inches. Standards for display, tables and chairs will be provided.

Entries will be accepted the day of the event between 8 and 9 a.m. at the arts tent at the corner of Madison and Court Street, just southeast of the courthouse square. Art should be removed at 5 p.m. by owners. The Nickel Plate Arts Guild or the Tipton Art Guild will not be responsible for damages.

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