Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2007

Ale needs logo by today

The Kenai River Brewing Co. is holding an artwork design contest for its Skilak Scottish Ale. The winning design will receive $200 and be credited for the design, which may be reproduced on T-shirts, hats, bottle labels, pins, coasters and-or posters. The winning entrant will work with Kenai River Brewing Co. to develop a finished design, which will be professionally printed.

The design must fit on an 8-by-11-inch sheet of paper, designs may be full color but should be easily modifiable to work in situations with limited color options. The design must say Skilak Scottish Ale, and suggested graphic elements include Skilak Lake, a river, a salmon, and-or a Scotsman.

The deadline is today. Drop off designs at Kenai River Brewing Co., 241 N. Aspen Drive behind Froso’s in Soldotna. Submissions become property of Kenai River Brewing Co., with credit given to the artist. For more information, call Amy at 262-2337 or e-mail

Puppets seek voices

Triumvirate Theatre, who brought you “Baranov’s Castle,” is looking for voice actors for its latest puppet extravaganza.

“Davenport Flagstop and the Case of the Golden Spike” is an adventure detailing a hardboiled detective and his search for the missing golden spike, driven by President Warren G. Harding at the completion of the Alaska Railroad. There are a variety of roles to be filled. The film will be submitted to various film festivals and shown on statewide television.

Auditions will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna. To attend, e-mail to confirm.

Center plans closure

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center will close for a team retreat at noon March 23 and reopen March 24.

Artists wanted

The Pratt Museum in Homer is accepting entries for “Beauty and the Bug,” an art show that brings the worlds of art and science together. Visual artists and writers are invited to submit one piece for the exhibit. Performance artists and composers are asked to contact Ryjil Christianson. The exhibit will be installed April 3.

The opening reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. April 6, and the exhibit will run through May 27. Artists interested in participating must notify Christianson of their intent and approximate size and media of work no later than Tuesday.

Art for exhibition must be delivered or shipped to the Pratt Museum, arriving by March 30, in containers suitable for return shipping. A loan form must accompany the work when it arrives at the Pratt. Art must be picked up by 6 p.m. May 29. Contact Christianson for more information at (907) 235-8635 or

Kids’ art wanted

The Kenai Art Guild is accepting entries for its annual kids’ art show. Children ages 2 to 12 are invited to submit their work to the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook St. in Old Town Kenai, by 4 p.m. March 30. There is a $2 entry fee per child for up to three entries. All entries must be original and mounted on a background. The show will be on display in April with a reception at 6:30 p.m. April 5. For more information, contact Debbie Harris at 283-7663.

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