PLEASE SUBMIT THIS FORM ASAP - LIMITED ART SUPPLIES AVAILABLE!!
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS NOVEMBER 11TH
November 18th, 2021 from 6:00 pm - 9 pm.
WHERE The Sharadin Art Building, 15200 Kutztown Road
WHO All B.F.A. students currently enrolled at Kutztown University are invited!
WHAT IS IT?
Artists (that's you!) will check in at 6:00 pm (please be on time!) and receive a bag of assorted art supplies.
At 6:30 a "prompt" will be revealed.
You will have 2 hours to create a work of art inspired by the prompt.
WHAT MEDIUM CAN I WORK IN?
A kit of canvas, paint, markers and brushes will be provided, but you may bring ADDITIONAL supplies as long as they fit inside a backpack or tote bag. There is no limit to type of work you make – 2D, 3D, or any combination. There will also be an “unconventional materials” table where supplies will be available. Collage and 3D work will be permitted.
WHERE WILL THIS TAKE PLACE?
We will have space set up in the hallways and classrooms of the second floor in Sharadin. If you want a quiet place to work you can have one. You will have plenty of room to work. You may work alone or with others in collaboration.
CAN I USE A COMPUTER OR A CAMERA?
You may use a computer or phone for reference but all artwork must be created by hand. Unfortunately, we will not have the resources to make photographic prints during the competition, BUT if you have original photos you want to use to collage or work with you may bring them.
WHAT ELSE WILL BE GOING ON?
There will be food, coffee and a DJ!
At 7:30, non-artist / observers will be admitted who may walk around and watch you at work.
At 8:30, time will be called, and your work should be up on the wall.
WHAT CAN I WIN?
Everyone who enters receives a free art supply kit and chance to win prizes.
Best of show - $100 (sponsored by KU Health and Wellness)
Artist's Choice award - $50 (Selected by your votes – sponsored by KU Heath and Wellness)
STAY ALIVE / MAKE ART award - $50 (sponsored by the Amos Lemon Burkhart Foundation)
Essence award – Essence, KU’s Art and Literary Magazine, will select a winning piece to be featured in the magazine.
… plus more.
Artists own their original art afterward and may sell their pieces.
In addition to individual prizes, there will be a TEAM PRIZE.
Who will win??? The Clay Club, NAEA, AIGA, Essence or the Art Alliance? Get your group to participate!
Teams get points for: number of participants, team spirit, team collaboration, individual prizewinners, plus other events!
Encourage your friends and classmates to enter for fun and to support your team!!
Karen Stanford, Director of the Miller Gallery
Anne Marie Hayes-Hawkinson, Director of KU Arts Society
Fran Cortez-Funk, Health and Wellness
Dane Burkhart, The Amios Lemon Burkhart Foundation
Please encourage your favorite art professors to attend to cheer you on and/or give you critiques on-the-fly. Your team may get extra points for attendance by your professors
... and more!
All artwork must be original and made by hand.
You may bring additional supplies including your original photos or drawings.
You may work alone or individually.
All work must be on the wall or on display by 8:30 to be judged.
The judges decisions are final.
For more information contact:
Frances Cortez Funk
Director, Health Promotion and Alcohol & Other Drug Services
Phone: 610-683-4240 | Fax: 610-683-4635 email@example.com
Associate Professor, Communication Design Department
Kutztown University College of Visual and Performing Arts
Phone: 610-223-7070 firstname.lastname@example.org
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