The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas is calling for entries for the 2017 Irene Rosenzweig Juried Exhibition. Entries are due Friday, Aug. 4.


Art works may include fiber, painting, sculpture and other items. The entry fee is $20. Awards include $2,000 in prize awards, $2,000 available purchase awards and $1,000 for best in show, according to a press release.


“In 1992, the Irene Rosenzweig Foundation established the Irene Rosenzweig Exhibition Fund with the Arts & Science Center Endowment Fund, Inc. Proceeds from the fund sponsor the Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Exhibition and purchase artwork for the Center’s Permanent Collection,” according to the release.


Rosenzweig was born in Pine Bluff in 1903 and graduated first in her class in 1920 from Pine Bluff High School.


“She received a doctorate from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and was awarded the Prix De Rome fellowship from the American Academy in Rome. Fluent in French, German, Spanish, Latin and Greek, she served as tutor to the Franklin D. Roosevelt family in the White House. Rosenzweig died in Pine Bluff in 1997,” according to the release.


Details: http://www.asc701.org/call-for-entries or call 870-536-3375.