"The Beauty in Our Backyard" Competition
Friday 9th Dec, 2016 → Tuesday 31st Jan, 2017

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Open for submissions!  The 2017 Beauty in Our Backyard Gardening Art Competition offers artists several incentives for submitting their best garden-themed art.  The competition,” produced by the University Heights Arts Association (UHAA), will offer three cash prizes plus an exhibition of the top 25 finalists’ work.  The first place winner’s art will be used by the UHAA to create the official poster that will advertise the 2017 Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk.  Participants will be eligible to include their work in the “Soil, Seeds & Secrets” inaugural garden art publication as well as other garden art publications produced by the UHAA.

The prospectus may be downloaded at: http://www.uhartsgroup.com/beauty.pdf.  For each submission, please email up to five high quality (large) .jpg images of the artwork to: information@uhartsgroup.com. Do not email more than 15 mb. of images at a time. Submissions must also include the information below in the body of the email. Place “Garden Art Submission” in the subject line of your email.  Submissions will be accepted through January 31, 2017.  

The 2017 Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk will be held on Saturday, July 15th, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. as well as 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. for the Capen at Night evening walk. 

For more information about the competition, telephone (716)833-6260 or email: information@uhartsgroup.com

Attached Photo:  The 2016 Capen Garden Walk Poster featuring the art of 1st Place Winner Susan Latona; designed by the University Heights Arts Association.

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