Saturday, January 18, 2014

13th Annual Birding and Wildlife Art Show and Competition



The Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival and the Titusville Art League are proud to present the 13th Annual Birding and Wildlife Art Show and Competition. This traditional event is made possible through the exceptional generosity of Geomar Environmental Services and Airboat Rides at Midway.

All competition entries will be on display at East Florida State College (EFSC), Titusville Campus, Community Dining Room, from January 22 - 26. All competitors will be judged on how well they express the natural environments and ecosystems of Florida. First place in each category will receive $225, with prize monies totaling over $1,600.

Each entry into the art competition will cost $15. All entries should be works completed within the last 24 months and express the natural environments and ecosystems of Florida.

A Poster Competition will be held for children. Top prize for the winning poster is a $50 gift certificate, with a special $100 award given to the school art department of the winning poster. No entry fee is charged for children's posters. The size of entry should be half of a standard poster board.

Competition categories:
·       Photography
·       2-Dimensional Art (including painting, mixed media, graphic arts and watercolors)
·       3-Dimensional Art ( including sculpture, clay art, wood, glass and fiber art) 

Prizes:
Photography,  2- dimensional, and  3-dimensional = 1st $225; 2nd $125; 3rd $75; and 2 merit awards of $25

 Children's posters = 1st $50; 2nd $25; 3rd = $15; and  3 merit awards of $10
   
    
 

Competition categories:
·       Photography
·       2-Dimensional Art (including painting, mixed media, graphic arts and watercolors)
·       3-Dimensional Art (including sculpture, clay art, wood, glass and fiber art)

Entries must be submitted at the EFSC Community Dining Room between 2:00pm and 6:00pm, Wednesday, January 22rd. For ease of delivery and pick-up, please drive to the rear of the Community Dining Room and enter through the back door.

- Judging will be held at 2:00pm Thursday, January 23th.
- Artwork must be available for display through 12 noon on Sunday, January 26th.
- All artwork must be picked up between 12 noon and 3:00pm on Sunday, January 26th.
For more information about the 2014 Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival Art Show and Competition, contact Linda Krupp, Titusville Art League President, lindakrupp@cfl.rr.com, and Candi Thorpe, Festival Art Show Coordinator,candithor@aol.com.

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