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Art show themes announced, artists sought

Post Date:02/05/2018 12:50 PM

For Immediate Release
Contact: Amy Bolton, Public Information Officer                      
Office:  623-882-7053
amy.bolton@goodyearaz.gov

  

Art show themes announced, artists sought


Goodyear Library hosts local artists’ works throughout the year

 

Goodyear Branch Library
14455 W. Van Buren Street, Suite C-101

2018 Art Exhibits:         
Nature’s Beauty: March – May 2018

Southwest is My Home: June – Aug. 2018


Goodyear, Ariz. (Feb. 5, 2018)
– The city of Goodyear announces a call to artists for the upcoming art exhibit titled “Nature’s Beauty” that will be on display at the Goodyear Branch Library, 14455 W. Van Buren C-101, from March through May. The deadline to submit works for the spring art show is Feb. 18.

“Nature’s Beauty” is a show that invites artists to depict nature in a way that captures the beauty and awe of our natural world. The show should inspire the appreciation of nature around us. Artwork will be juried by a panel of: art professionals; city staff; and members of the academic community. Judging criteria will include: adherence to the theme; originality; artistic quality; and composition. Artists will be notified of the panel’s decisions on Feb. 26.

“Natures’ Beauty” is one of two opportunities West Valley artists have to display their creative works to the public.

Submissions Open

Show Dates

Theme

01/22/2018

03/2018 – 05/2018

Nature’s Beauty: Demonstrate the Beauty in Nature

04/23/2018

06/2018 – 08/2018

Southwest is My Home: Southwestern Style Home Depictions

Application packets detailing art requirements can be download at www.goodyearaz.gov/artistapplication. For more information, contact Arts and Culture Coordinator Guylene Ozlanksi at 623-882-7530, Guylene.Ozlanski@goodyearaz.gov or at www.goodyearaz.gov/arts.

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About the Arts in Goodyear
The Arts and Culture Division was established in 2006 by the Goodyear City Council to create a distinct sense of place and cultural destination by integrating art into public spaces. Goodyear’s public art program promotes arts and cultural excellence in coordination with the private sector and other governmental agencies to increase awareness of the contributions of arts and culture to our economy and quality of life. The Goodyear Arts & Culture Commission provides leadership in developing a community identity through the arts that embraces, celebrates and unites all of our diverse histories, beliefs, cultures, and aspirations.