Friday, May 21, 2010

Call for entries: "Art Along the Parkway"

This article by Sally Ann Shurmur in today's Casper Star-Tribune features details about a contest co-sponsored by the Casper Artists Guild. Here's an excerpt:

"Art Along the Parkway" is a joint summer endeavor between the Platte River Parkway Trust and the Casper Artists Guild. Organizers stress, however, that guild membership is not necessary to participate.

"We had heard about people using the trail as inspiration for art," parkway Director Angela Emery said. "The trail system in Denver has a similar event, and we thought we'd try it and see what we get."

The premise is simple: Artists using any medium and using any portion of the parkway or river for inspiration create a piece any time until Aug. 26, then submit a photograph of it to be juried. A juried show will be exhibited at the Parkway Tate Pumphouse Trail Center, and a silent auction event in October will benefit both groups -- and the artist.

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