The next informal volunteer orientation & training will be Thursday, March 27 at either 2:00 PM or 6:00 PM at the new center at 300 American Gothic St in Eldon. Call Jessi at 652-3352 to sign up or for more information.
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
The art contest is to celebrate the American Gothic House used as the background in Grant Wood’s most famous painting American Gothic. Entries must include the American Gothic House. The contest will promote greater awareness of the uniqueness and beauty of the little white cottage with its gothic window.
Submitted works will be returned. Minimum size will be 8” x 10”—no maximum size. All mediums except photography are allowed. Contest is open to amateur artists only in the following three divisions:
- Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
- Ninth Grade through Twelfth Grade
Prize money in the amount of $50 for 1st place and $25 for 2nd place will be awarded for each division.
Judging will take place Friday evening, with the exhibition planned for Saturday and Sunday, June 14-15 from 12 PM to 4 PM at the AGHC in Eldon, Iowa. Official entry forms are required by May 15. Artwork must be submitted by June 1.
For entry forms, complete rules and further information, contact AGHC; Jessica Strom; 300 American Gothic St; Eldon, IA 52554; 641-652-3352; firstname.lastname@example.org.
GATE is a nonprofit community betterment organization and no entry fee will be sought from submissions or participants.