The Sixth Annual Vern Riffe After Dark Event is calling all artists

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) is now seeking entries for the Sixth Annual Vern Riffe After Dark Event that will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 29.

All Shawnee State students and local artists are encouraged to submit their work for the event. Artists will have the opportunity to showcase as well as sell their artwork during the event.

The VRCFA’s After Dark event in committed in creating a network of artists and viewers in the SSU and Portsmouth community.

All applicants can submit their applications and work samples until Nov. 5. Applicants can download the form fillable application online at and send it to Forms may also be mailed to Casey Thornsberry at Vern Riffe Center for the Arts, 940 Second Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662. Submitted pieces do not have to be the pieces for display at the event.

Upon acceptance of work, a $20 table fee will be due by Nov. 23.

For additional information about the event, please email For questions regarding the application form and any supporting information, please contact Thornsberry at 740.351.3640.