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Our annual show gives FLWC members a wonderful opportunity to show-case their creative and artistic talents. There are several entry categories.  If you would like to submit an entry, please notify Arts Community Service Program Chair, Mindy Noble, at conquerchaos@comcast.net or 954-815-3439 no later than Monday, February 13.

This competition is for members and amateur artists only. Participants must not have earned over $1,000 in sales or teaching of their own personal arts.  The pieces submitted must have been created in the past year (2016). Submissions should be one item per category, per person.

Special guest and judge of this year’s Arts & Crafts Show Competition is Clare Vickery, owner and director of Grace Arts Center. All blue ribbon winners must be willing to enter their piece to the next level(s) of competition i.e. district and state. Bring item(s) to clubhouse morning of the show by 9:30 am to ensure display is ready for judging at 11:00 am.

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2017 ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW & COMPETITION:

ART: For our purposes, art is defined as painting/drawing, collage, mixed media, photograph, and sculpture.

CRAFTS:  This is where your imagination can flourish.  The categories are broad and varied.  They range from ceramics and pottery to knitting and crochet to jewelry and metalwork and everything in between.   If you are “crafty” and would love to have fellow FLWC and GFWC members enjoy your work, please enter it!

 

GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR ART ENTRIES:

Paintings:  the size requirements are maximum  33″ and minimum 12″ in length or width including the frame.  All works must be framed and wired for hanging.

Miniatures:  are to be no larger than 4″ x 6″ and may or may not be framed.  You may bring a small easel/stand for miniatures (make certain to mark with your information so it is returned along with miniature).

Photographs:  photos must be an 8″ x 10″ ORIGINAL print and matted.  Matting must be at least 10″ x 12″  but no larger than 14″ x 16″, with no frames or glass.  Matting may be in any color the photographer believes will best highlight their photo.  There are four (4) categories: Portrait (head or head & shoulders of person); Natural History (flowers, animals, insects, birds, trees, etc.); Scenic (vistas, landscapes, seascapes, bridges, etc); Feature (human interest picture including people). Enhanced photos are allowed in all four categories, however 4 x 6 copy of original photo MUST be attached with entry.

Sculptures: size limits are 36″ high x 24″ wide, and must be fully assembled, intact and able to be lifted by one person. Required info should attached to bottom of piece.

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IMPORTANT! Make certain the following information is on the back of each entry: your name, club name (FLWC), district #13, entry division and category**, caption or description, and an arrow showing which direction is up. 

** Click here for further description about the categories for arts, crafts and photography.

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SUGGESTED ITEMS FOR FEBRUARY CLUB MEETING POTLUCK BUFFET ROTATION

In honor of the Arts, bring your favorite comfort dish from the “heArt”

K-Z  (last name letter) ENTREES Harvest Pork Roast with Apples, Bistro Roasted Chicken, Hearty Beef Stew, Meatballs, Herb Crusted Chicken, Roasted Turkey and Brie with Green Apples, Salmon with Dill, Roasted Veggie Lasagna, Macaroni and Cheese, Turkey Chili 

A-J  (last name letter) APPETIZERS, SALADS & SIDESShrimp Ring, Couscous Salad with Tomato and Parsley, Greek Salad, Roasted Asparagus, Mashed Potato Casserole, Cheese & Cracker Platter, Hummus & Crackers, Seafood Spread, Seasoned Rice.

Please contact Hospitality Chair, Linda Parlock to let her know what you are bringing or if you want to help with set-up or clean-up. 954-718-0308 or fllinbud@bellsouth.net.  Don’t have time to cook?  Bring water, iced tea, lemonade or soda.   So we can start meeting on time, it is essential you drop off or bring food items for the luncheon buffet between 10-11:30 am.

A reminder, a $5 donation will be requested at the door from  ALL Members & Guests.  This supports our General Operating Expenses.

We look forward to seeing you on February 17.  Contact me if you have any questions.

Thank you!!

Mindy Noble, Arts CSP Chair

954-815-3439 or conquerchaos@comcast.net

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