Art Depot of Clifton announces Escape to Egypt, 9th Colors of Copper

The art of Egypt will be the topic of discussion during an exhibit by the Art Depot of Clifton Thursday at the historic Train Station. - Contributed Photo

CLIFTON — The Clifton Art Depot will welcome in autumn with an exhibition on Egyptian art.

The Escape to Egypt exhibit will take place Thursday, Sept. 22, with show times at 3 and 7 p.m., at the Clifton Train Station.

The exhibition will feature original art from Dr. Eyad al Masri, an archeologist and professor of ancient art, as well as replications of hieroglyphics and photos from Egypt. There will also be a belly dancing exhibition.

The Clifton Art Depot also announced it is accepting applications to participate in the ninth annual Colors of Copper juried art exhibition, Nov. 12-13, at the Clifton Train Station.

Applications and the non-refundable $30 fee for up to three pieces, $10 for each piece after the first three, must be submitted no later than Oct. 22

The exhibit is open to paintings, drawings, prints, photography, fine arts metals, ceramics, fabrics and mixed media. Some aspect of copper must be included in the artwork, either in concept, material or other quality.

Pieces on exhibit may be sold, with a 30 percent donation to the gallery.

To enter, go to 9th Annual Colors of Copper Prospectus – Art Depot of Clifton.