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 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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