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SHATTER THE SILENCE is the overall theme of the 2021 Zonta of Cheyenne Art Exhibition and Contest. Entries are being sought from Wyoming artists for this year’s virtual art contest to raise awareness of human trafficking, domestic/gender violence, and child marriage in the state of Wyoming. Art in any of the following medium is welcome: 2D contemporary, 3D sculpture, digital art, or photography. Entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 7, 2021.
Each entry must visually illustrate one or more of the following atrocities of which Zonta seeks to raise awareness:
– Human Trafficking
– Domestic/Gender Violence
– Child Marriage
Additionally, a brief artist’s statement is required to accompany each piece. It will become a short audio recording as part of the curation of the on-line art gallery to be created from the art submissions.
Each artist may submit up to three (3) entries in any of the media categories within their age group. Each artwork submission must be made separately.
All artwork photographs become the property of Zonta of Cheyenne and may be used for promotional purposes with appropriate credit to the artist. By entering the contest, you consent to have your name and photograph appear as one of the winners.
- Artist must be from Wyoming.
- Artists can enter individually, on their own, or through their school/ homeschool.
- Do not use all capital letters for the fields.
- Must enter online. Do not mail art as it will not be entered in the contest or returned to you.
- The photo of the piece must be taken by the artist. This is not a photography contest, unless entered into the photography section of this contest.
- Please do not enter art from copyrighted sources such as pictures originated from Disney, Marvel, DC Comics, Pixar, etc… We do not catch them all but we try to filter out celebrity images that may have originated from a copyrighted photo.
The 1st place winner in each age group for each of the art medium categories will have his/her artwork featured on the Zonta of Cheyenne website and will receive a $200.00 cash prize. The People’s Choice winner in each category will have his/her artwork featured on the Zonta of Cheyenne website and will receive a $100.00 cash prize. Each winner will also receive a gift certificate for one (1) on-line or in-person studio session with Flydragon Art Studio in Cheyenne.
This year the contest will be held virtually. The virtual art gallery will be open for viewing on a public art gallery website starting 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 21, 2021 through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 for judging. The website can be found at artsteps.com. Winners will be notified via email and announced on April 1, 2021.
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