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Art show entries sought for Riggins

— The Salmon River Art Guild is extending an open invitation to all regional artists, 18 and older, of fine art media to enter the 2018 Regional Art Show in Riggins in October at the Riggins Community Center. Prize money of more than $1,000 will be awarded in the following categories: oil/acrylic, watercolor/water media, other (pastels, drawing, mixed media, etc), sculpture and photography.

The event judge for the show is Aaron C. Johnson of Moscow. He is an instructor of art at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, and the University of Idaho in Moscow. Many of his paintings are done plein air using gouache, or oil. View his website at

The public will be invited to view the show on Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (MDT) and Sunday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (MDT).

Special rates are being offered to attendees from the Salmon Rapids Lodge. Call toll free 877-957-2743 for reservations and ask for the “Salmon River Art Guild” group rate.

Contact SRAG at: SRAG, P.O. Box 32, White Bird, ID 83554; phone: Kathryn at 208-839-2808, or Joyce at 208-628-3765; e-mail:


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