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“Baby One Love,” by Caroline Dechert, won the Best of Show award in a 2018 Kerr Arts and Cultural exhibition. KAC members will have their works judged by well-known artist Ben Beckendorff for the exhibition that opens today at the Kerr Arts and Cultural Center. (Courtesy photo)

Kerrville Art Club’s judged art exhibition opens today at the Kerr Arts and Cultural Center. The event will continue through March 28.

A reception and awards ceremony will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, and the public is invited to attend.

There is no charge for admission.

Well-known artist and musician Ben Beckendorff — son of renowned artist Charles Beckendorff — will serve as judge for the show. 

“Ben has created thousands of art pieces in several different mediums making him extremely qualified to judge this competition,” a spokesman for the KAC said in a press release. “He is the owner of the Beckendorff Gallery in Fredericksburg, which was started by his father.”

The Kerrville Art Club has a membership consisting of many artists in a variety of mediums. The show will feature artworks not previously shown in a KAC show. 

“Six genres promise to delight and excite those in attendance,” the spokesman said.

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