Tri-County art competition and exhibit

Artists are invited to participate in the Yosemite Western Artists 44th Annual Tri-County Open Art Competition and Exhibition. YWA hosts this event that is open to all artists in Madera, Mariposa and Fresno counties.

Art categories accepted are: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, fiber, mixed media, photography and sculpture.

An award of $100 will be presented for “Best of Show” and first place winners in each category will receive $50. In addition, ribbons will be presented for first, second and third place in each category.

The show will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the Timberline Gallery on Highway 41 in Oakhurst and will close at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 29. Selected works from the show will travel to the Circle Gallery of the Madera Arts Council in Madera.

Participation forms are available at

Additional information is also available from Sandee Scot at (559) 760-1058, or from Shannon Grissom (559) 580-1021,