College Club/Berkshire Community College CALL for ENTRIES for Centennial Art Show

College Club/Berkshire Community College CALL for ENTRIES for Centennial Art Show

The College Club, in partnership with Berkshire Community College (BCC), invites artists to submit paintings for a juried art show as part of the College Club’s Centennial Celebration.  The theme of the show is Women on the Move:  A Hundred-Year Journey.

A $500 award will be given for the winning entry.  In addition, the painting will be hung permanently in BCC’s Jonathan Edwards Library to commemorate the College Club’s centennial.  Honorable mention awards will be given to a BCC student as well as a BCC graduate.

According to College Club President Roberta Passenant, “The Art Show is a way for us to share our centennial with the Berkshire County community.  Placing the winning painting in the BCC library commemorates women’s growth over the past hundred years and provides a permanent memory of the College Club Centennial.”

To obtain an application, visit  Hard copies are available at the main desk at BCC’s Jonathan Edwards Library and the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts.

All paintings must be in oils, acrylics, or water colors and be related to – but not limited to – women’s opportunities, struggles, achievements and progress over the last hundred years.  The deadline for submitting an application and painting is May 29, 2015.

The Art Show will be held June 19 through July 10 at the Koussevitzky Art Gallery at BCC.  An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7pm on June 19.

For more information about the Centennial Art Show or the College Club, contact Roberta Passenant at or 413-448-8707.

About The College Club:
The College Club, founded in 1915 by Ruth Mills, a local educator, invites women with the equivalent of two years of full-time college study to join the Club.  Today, 145 members enjoy social activities through a number of interest groups focusing on topics such as gourmet cooking, book discussions, bridge, day trips, wine tasting, lunch trips and work of our hands.  The College Club also funds annual projects by local teachers.
About Berkshire Community College:
Berkshire Community College (BCC) is a public, fully accredited, community college offering associate degree and certificate programs, as well as various other educational opportunities, primarily to the residents of Berkshire County and surrounding areas.  Visit BCC online at