FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 1, 2017
MEDIA CONTACTS: Carole Trottere, Rebecca Cheng, Sam Marksheid, and Vicki DiStefano | (516) 869-7794
Deadline Extended! Town Accepting Entries for North Hempstead Arts Advisory Council Second Juried Art Contest
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, the Town Board and the Town’s Business & Tourism Development Corporation (“BTDC”) along with the North Hempstead Arts Advisory Council and The Art Guild of Port Washington are pleased to announce that the Town will be holding its second Arts Matter! Juried Art Contest and Exhibit. The theme of this contest is Multi-Cultural aspects of the Town of North Hempstead. The entries will be accepted until February 13 and the exhibit will be on display at Town Hall in Manhasset from February 28 to April 28.
In order to enter, you must be a resident of the Town, an employee of a business located in the Town or a member of an arts organization within the Town. All artists must be 18 years or older. Any artwork submitted must be available from February 27 to May 1 and must have been completed in the past three years. Each artist may submit up to three artworks per entry. The cost per entry is $25. All entries must be submitted by February 13. For more information, including how to enter, accepted art mediums, additional rules and regulations can be found at: www.northhempsteadny.gov/btdc.
The winning art works will be on display at Town Hall in Manhasset from February 28 to April 28 and the exhibit is open to the public. The Arts Matter! Artist’s Reception will take place on Tuesday, March 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall.
For more information and to access the entry form please visit www.northhempsteadny.gov/btdc or call 311 or (516) 869-6311.