Friday, April 04, 2008

[Coweta Arts Tidbits] NCAA Announces Spring Art Show In Newnan

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April 4, 2008
NCAA Announces Spring Art Show In Newnan
      One of the oldest and largest contributors to the ever growing Coweta arts scene is the Newnan-Coweta Art Association.  For some time now they have been holding an annual art show in Newnan.  Below is the official announcement for this year's art show from their publcity person, Robin Stewart:
Newnan-Coweta Art Association (NCAA)
For Immediate Release
April 4, 2008
For more information, contact:
Ina Jones, Show Coordinator · 770-716-6559

Robin Stewart, NCAA Publicity · 770-254-1332

Newnan-Coweta Art Association Announces Spring Show

April 19 date set for downtown Newnan event

The Newnan-Coweta Art Association (NCAA) is pleased to announce its annual Spring Fine Art & Craft show. The upcoming exhibit will take place on Saturday, April 19, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., around the historic Courthouse Square in downtown Newnan. Traditionally, the NCAA hosts its show in conjunction with the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society's Tour of Homes, also slated for the April 19-20 weekend.
A variety of fine art and crafts including watercolor, oil, acrylic, drawing/sketching including pen/pencil/ink, charcoal and pastels, mixed media, sculpture including pottery and woodworking, photography and more, will be on display.  "Reflections of Coweta County ," a special themed exhibit, is also planned for the one-day event. Nearly 40 artists from all over Atlanta 's southern crescent are expected to exhibit. Cash awards and ribbons will be awarded to artists and crafters in all media categories.
Admission and parking for this family-friendly event are free. The public is invited to enjoy an artistic day in Newnan's charming downtown area.
The NCAA celebrates its 40th birthday this year! The Newnan-Coweta Art Association was incorporated June 18, 1968. 
Today, it is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage and aid artists to produce original works of art of every type and character, including but not limited to painting, sculpture, ceramics, wood craft, drawing and metal crafts; to furnish the auspices for the display of such works in Coweta County and elsewhere; and to foster education and instruction in the creation and appreciation of works of art.
The Association supports the arts in Coweta schools through annual donations and scholarships to high school students pursuing the arts in college. The Newnan-Coweta Art Association can be found online at
Attachments/Photo cutlines & credits:
Scenes from the 2007 NCAA Spring Art & Craft Show.
All photos courtesy NCAA.
ADDITIONAL PHOTOS and/or high resolution available upon request.

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