Call to Artists for: Whatcom READS! Art ChallengeATFFTB 600x905_0

Drop off artwork: Monday or Tuesday February 29 & March 1, 2016 from 10 am to 5 pm*

The Whatcom READS! Art Challenge is done in partnership with Whatcom READS! Artists will read the book A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel by Ruth Ozeki. They will then create an art piece inspired by the novel in any medium. Art work will be displayed at the gallery March 4-26, 2016.

To participate: 1.) Read the book “A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel” by Ruth Ozeki. Books are available to borrow at any Bellingham and Whatcom County Library or for purchase at Village Books or Allied Arts. 2.) Create an art piece inspired by the book. 3.) Submit your work to be exhibited on February 29 or March 1 from 10am to 5pm.

Membership with Allied Arts of Whatcom County is not required to submit an art work. Works will not be juried. All mediums, genres, and skill levels are welcome to participate in the exhibit. Space is limited and items will be showed on a first come, first hung basis. Limit one piece per person. Entry forms can be obtained at the Allied Arts Gallery downtown (1418 Cornwall Ave) or online at Applications will include an explanation on how the book inspired your art. Click the link for the entry form.

2016 Art Challenge Form Ozeki

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