The Cattaraugus County Arts Council (CCAC) is announcing a call for artists for the Southern Tier Biennial (STB), a professionally juried exhibition of works by artists 18 years of age or older, who reside in one of the following New York State counties: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler, Tioga or Tompkins. The deadline for entries is June 2. This year’s jurors, internationally exhibited fine artist Thomas Paquette and Burchfield Penney Art Center Curator and Manager of Archives Tullis Johnson, will review the entered artworks in June, and artists will be notified of acceptance beginning July 7. Artists can read application guidelines and submit entries online at