Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2001

Booth space open for Kenai craft fair

The Kenai Art Guild's Arts and Crafts Fair at Kenai Central High School has a limited number of tables and booths remaining for artists and crafts-makers who are interested in participating. The fair is Nov. 23 and 24. Items for sale must be hand-crafted -- no imports, items purchased for resale, collectibles or party-plan items. For rental information, call Lauren Wakefield at 776-8408 after 6 p.m. or on the weekend. Booth rentals fund the Kenai Art Guild's scholarship program.

Entries sought for KPC magazine

Kenai Peninsula College is seeking original works by peninsula writers and artists for its art and literary magazine, "Driftwood," to include memoirs, stories, novel excerpts, essays, poetry, prose and artwork. Call 262-0364 for submission guidelines.

Poetry contest offered

The New York Poetry Alliance is sponsoring a free poetry contest, open to everyone. There are 28 prizes in all, with a $1,000 cash prize going to the winner.

To enter, send poem 21 lines or less to: New York Poetry Alliance, Box 1588, New York, NY 10116-1588. Or enter online at Winners will be notified by mail. The deadline to enter is Nov. 16.

Exhibition accepting Alaska photographs

The Kenai Peninsula Photographers Guild is sponsoring a photography exhibit called "Lights, Camera, Alaska," in December and January at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center.

Photographers can submit up to three images on any subject matter or relationship to Alaska in any photographical media.

Peninsula residents who would like to participate in the exhibition are encouraged to attend the guild's next meeting Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. For more information, contact Ricky Gease at 283-1991.

Artwork wanted for upcoming show

The Pratt Museum is soliciting entries for its Juried Art Show 2002. The show is open to artists residing in Southcentral Coastal Alaska, from Prince William Sound to Kodiak and on the Kenai Peninsula as far north as Hope.

Preliminary selection will be from 35 mm slides only. Each artist may submit up to four entries. Works in any media are accepted. Only works not previously shown and completed in the last two years will be accepted.

Slide entries must be received by the museum no later than Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. Each entry much be accompanied by an artist entry form and a $15 entry fee. Prospectuses are available at the Pratt Museum admission desk.

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