Submissions sought for online art exhibit

The Daily News of Newburyport | May 31, 2020

NEWBURYPORT — Newburyport Development is calling on local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork to be included in a virtual exhibition, “#HappyDistraction.”

Submissions may include paintings, photographs, drawings and sculptures. Artists can submit an Instagram-ready photograph with a one-sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color during this difficult time.

Selected artists’ works will be featured on Shop Newburyport’s social media pages and website. Visit NewburyportShops.com/HappyDistraction to submit work.

“We are pleased to showcase the works of local artists in our ‘#HappyDistraction’ virtual exhibition,” said Rebekah Macchia, marketing director for Newburyport Development, in a press release. “The online gallery will be a curated collection of works which celebrate the beauty in our world.”

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