Paradise Metropolis Arts Competition returns to the Three County Fairgrounds

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP)- Artwork shall be on show all weekend lengthy on the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton.

The Paradise Metropolis Arts Competition is among the prime artwork exhibits in Western Massachusetts and an annual Columbus Day weekend custom.


“There may be numerous lovely stuff, I imply that’s why we come again, stated Debbi Anderson of Southwick. “I imply the jewlery, the woodworking is gorgeous, and doubtless at dwelling I’ve examples of all of that.”

The competition is celebrating its 25th anniversary this yr.Its all the time been held on the fairgrounds, however the venue has modified lots over time.

“The present has been remodeled into a gorgeous up to date ethereal area and other people simply love the brand new format,” stated Linda Put up, Founding Director, of the Paradise Metropolis Arts Competition.


From the attractive work to the ceramics to the jewellery, there’s a lot to see on the Paradise Metropolis Arts Competition. A few of the exhibitors have been coming right here because the competition first started. Wendy Ellertson makes figures out of leather-based, together with this hanging black-leathered octopus. She informed 22Information the shoppers and artists on the competition evokes her work.

“I really like coming to the exhibits as a result of it evokes me to push my work seeing different artists doing it and naturally interacting with the shoppers, stated Ellertson.

The 25th Paradise Metropolis Arts Competition will come to an finish Monday at four.