Spring Thaw 2017 Info & Rules

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Spring Thaw 2017 Info & Rules

We invite K-12 students to submit their art and writing to the Huntingdon County Arts Council’s annual Spring
Thaw
, a juried Youth Art & Writing Exhibition.

The exhibit will be open to the public from April 7 to 29, 2017 at  The Art Space, 212 4th Street, Huntingdon.

Art Submissions:
Tuesday & Wednesday, April 4 & 5, 3 – 6 pm at The Art Space

Writing Submissions:
Must be received by Thursday, March 30, mail to: HCAC, 212 4th St., Huntingdon, PA 16652 or email to huntingdonarts@gmail.com

Public Show:
April 7 – 29, at The Art Space (Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 12 – 6, Sat. 10 – 4)

Opening Reception:
Friday, April 7, 6 – 8 pm, light refreshments served

Award Reception:
Saturday, April 29, 3 pm

Pickup:
Saturday, April 30, 3 – 4 pm

Categories:
2-D, 3-D, Writing

Grades:
Pre-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12

Fee:
$1 per entry

Prizes:
Cool art stuff and gift certificates

Limit 3 entries per person, 1 per category

Rules for all Submissions:
All entries must be accompanied by an entry form. The top part of the entry form must be attached to each entry, and the bottom part of the entry form must be handed at the time of submission. All entries must be recent works of original design and execution by the entrant.

VisualArts:
Artwork must be ready for installation. 2-D works must be mounted or framed and ready to hang with a string, wire or hook securely attached. Items may not exceed 50 lbs or 50 inches. Items that are not properly prepared for display will not be accepted. Bring entries to The Art Space, 212 4th St., Huntingdon, on Tuesday or Wednesday, April 4  & 5, from 3 to 6 pm or by appointment (call 814-643-6220 or e-mail huntingdonarts@gmail.com).

Writing:
Writing entries can be in hard copy form OR can be emailed to huntingdonarts@gmail.com. Prose entries cannot exceed 4 pages, printed one side, preferably typed and double-spaced. Poetry is limited to 40 lines. Writers must identify their work only with an attached entry form; the writer’s name must not appear on the writing itself. Writing submissions will be displayed during the exhibition. Send entries to HCAC, 212 4th Street, Huntingdon, PA, 16652.

All writing entries must be received by Thursday, March 30, 2017.

While every precaution will be taken to provide reasonable care for all submissions, the Huntingdon County Arts Council will not be responsible for works damaged while on display.
Submission of items to the Spring Thaw indicates acceptance of these conditions by the submitting artist.


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Contact Us:

212 4th St, Huntingdon, PA 16652

(814) 643-6220

huntingdonarts@gmail.com

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