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Sunday, May 03, 2009

CAW seeks CT artists for exhibition

Creative Arts Workshop Hilles Gallery
80 Audubon St., New Haven, (203) 562-4927
Call for entries for What's Art Got To Do With It?
Deadline: May 22, 2009

Press release

Creative Arts Workshop (CAW) is accepting entries for its third biennial show, Cultural Passages, this year entitled What's Art Got To Do With It?, which runs Sept. 13 to Oct. 9, 2009. CAW invites artists throughout Connecticut to submit art that relates to their personal, social, and cultural connections. A brief statement addressing these ideas will also be considered by the Selection Committee, comprised of local community leaders and artists. This reflective exhibition will communicate the many ways that we define our culture today.

CT artists may submit up to three digital images of work for consideration by May 22. The entry fee is $20. All media will be considered, from traditional to contemporary forms including fine art (painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.), folk art (quilting, embroidery, jewelry, etc.), and new media (film/video, installation, etc.). Interested artists can obtain a prospectus with complete information on submitting work from, by visiting or sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT 06510, or by calling (203) 562-4927.

Creative Arts Workshop is a non-profit community art center devoted to fostering creativity through participation in and appreciation of the visual arts, serving the Greater New Haven area and beyond since 1961. The Workshop is a premiere community resource center for the visual arts, offering a wide range of classes in fully equipped studios to more than 2,000 adults and 1,000 young people annually. Thousands of visitors enjoy national, regional, and local exhibitions in CAW's galleries. CAW is supported by its membership, tuition fees, donors, arts-related fundraising events, and a dedicated group of volunteers who give their talent and energy to the Workshop in every facet of its operation. Additional funding comes from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. CAW is located at 80 Audubon Street in downtown New Haven, with easy access off I-91/I-95. Parking is available in the parking garage adjacent to the Workshop.


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