Calvert County Office on Aging Hosts Annual Senior Arts Competition

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Calvert County Office on Aging Hosts Annual Senior Arts Competition

Calvert County, MD - 3/26/2011

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Calvert County Office on Aging Hosts Annual Senior Arts Competition
Awards Luncheon with the Board of County Commissioners
and $500 Top Prize to Cap Program


PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – March 25, 2011 – All Calvert County artists age 50 and older are encouraged to submit artworks for the annual Senior Arts Competition, a juried competition and exhibit organized by the Calvert County Office on Aging. Artwork submissions are due by 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 1.
Seniors will compete across 53 overall categories in seven divisions: Fiber Arts, Two Dimensional, Paper Art, Hand Crafts, Three Dimensional, Ceramics and Just For Show. Ribbons will be award for first, second and third places in each category. The top three winners will be invited to showcase their works at the CalvART Gallery in Prince Frederick. Winners in the “Best in Division” category will receive $100 from the senior center councils and an opportunity to showcase their works at the CalvART Gallery. A “Best in Show” winner will receive a $500 check from the Arts Council of Calvert County and will also be invited to showcase their works. An Instructor’s Wall (Just for Show category) will display artworks not in competition.
Artwork must have been completed between April 2010 and March 2011. Two-dimensional artwork must be ready for display and properly framed with hook and wire. Three-dimensional artwork must have its own stand, be stable and have a cleanly finished
base. Artwork size must not exceed 30 inches by 30 inches. Entry forms must be completed for each entry and entries are limited to one per category. Additional rules are available at local senior centers.
Calvert Pines Senior Center
450 West Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, Md. 20678
410-535-4606 or 301-855-1170
 
Southern Pines Senior Center
20 Appeal Lane
Lusby, Md. 20657
410-586-2748
 
North Beach Senior Center
9010 Chesapeake Avenue
North Beach, Md. 20714
410-257-2549
 
Awards will be presented by the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners at an awards luncheon on Tuesday, May 17, 1 p.m., to be held at the Calvert Pines Senior Center in Prince Frederick. For information on events offered by the Calvert County Office on Aging, contact Keri Lipperini at 410-535-4606 or 301-855-1170 or visit www.co.cal.md.us/residents/health/aging/default.asp.



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