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The Faris Foundation “Art is HOPE” Competition

The Faris Foundation “Art is HOPE” Competition

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The Faris Foundation, a Houston-based nonprofit focused on childhood cancer research and advocacy, invites nationwide artists to submit their work to the inaugural “Art is HOPE” competition with the goal of bringing awareness to Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September. Artists are invited to submit new, original work that contributes to the cultural understanding and conversation around childhood cancer, which is represented by the color gold. All submissions are due by Thursday, August 20th at bit.ly/artishope2020. All entrants mus submit photos of their artwork along with a statement explaining how their submission represents the theme "Art is HOPE." Artists can contact Lauren Taylor with questions regarding submissions at artsubmissions.farisfoundation@gmail.com. Entries will be judged in September on creativity and thematic relevance. Selected artists will be awarded cash prizes: $500 for 1st place (Solid Gold), $250 for 2nd place (Shining Bright) and $100 for 3rd place (Be the Spark). In addition to the Solid Gold award, the first-place winner will have the opportunity to lead an art activity at one of the children’s cancer centers in Houston. All entrants will receive a Faris Foundation swag bag. Artists are encouraged to share their progress via social media using the following hashtags: #artishope #lettherebegold #thefarisfoundation Selected works may be included in The Faris Foundation programming materials such as: advocacy content, media coverage, organizational reports, web content, and ongoing public programs.

EVENT TYPE CATEGORY

time 12:00 AM - 11:55 PM
phone none
cost free
location Houston + Nationwide
address Houston, TX, USA

Houston, TX, USA