-text/message_ a teen art exhibit
Deadline September 30, 2010
Annmarie Garden is pleased to announce call for entries for text/message. Text/message invites artists ages 13- 19 to submit works of art that confronts what it means to be a teen in the world today. This student exhibition will showcase the talent, creativity and perspectives to today’s teen culture in an exhibit at Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Arts Center, November 13, 2010 through January 30, 2011. Awards will be presented (as savings bonds or gift certificates) at a December 5th reception.
Teens working in all media are invited to submit works to this show, including, but not limited to digital, visual (2D and 3D), performing, and literary arts. All artworks must include text or a message in the body of the work. Individual or group entries are welcome.
All submitted works will be posted on Facebook and the public will be invited to vote and /or comment on the artwork. The jury will review all comments and vote to determine which works to include in the exhibit at Annmarie Garden. The jury panel includes: Sue Apple, Chair, Seahorses by the Bay; Nick Garrett, Garrett Music Academy; Nancy Proctor, PhD, Head of New Media Initiatives, Smithsonian American Art Museum; Joe Ruff, PhD, Public Services Librarian, Calvert County Public Library and Teen Peers to be announced.
Entry deadline for this exhibit is September 30, 2010. For more information, download a prospectus at www.annmariegarden.org or contact Melissa Langley, Curator of Exhibitions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Merge your message with your ART and let us have it! DRAW IT. WRITE IT. BUILD IT. PLAY IT. VOTE ON IT!
About Annmarie Garden
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie Garden is a sculpture park and arts center located in scenic
Solomons, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture park features a walking path which meanders through the forest past permanent and loaned sculpture, including over twenty-five works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Artists in the collection include Barbara Hepworth, Cesar, Robert Engman, Jean Arp, Kenneth Snelson, Menashe Kadishman, and Francisco Zuniga. Annmarie also presents a variety of special events, gallery shows, and engaging public art programs. The Studio School offers creative classes taught by a talented faculty. The Arts Building which opened in May ‘08, is a 15,000 sq.ft. museum-grade exhibition space that includes two large galleries, a gift shop, cafe, and a sunny patio that offers lovely views of the outdoor sculpture.
Regular admission to Annmarie Garden is $3 for adults; $2 for seniors; $2 for children ages 4-11; kids 4 and under are free; AMG members are free. The Arts Building is open Wednesday through Monday, 10am-5pm. For complete hours and to learn more about Annmarie Garden, visit www.annmariegarden.org