To celebrate the Fenimore Art Museum’s acclaimed photography exhibition Ansel Adams: Early Works, photographers are now invited to apply for a spot at one of the premier art events in the region – Art by the Lake – taking place Saturday, August 6th, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Cooperstown. Art by the Lake is a juried art festival celebrating artists and landscape on the Fenimore’s back lawn – overlooking Otsego Lake.  An online application form is available at  Artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photography, or mixed media are invited to submit their work.  Selected artists will have the opportunity to display, demonstrate, and sell their art.  Awards valued over $2,000 will be presented at the event.  Applications must be received by June 15th and artists will be notified of their acceptance by June 20, at which point they will receive detailed event information.