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Surfing Madonna
Art and Poetry Awards

Poetry Reading and Art Show reception October 8, 2022

Surfing Madonna Oceans Project wants to spread our message of hope and appreciation for the ocean and support the arts. We believe that creating art and public appreciation of art increases cognitive abilities and eases anxiety and depression in these difficult times. Art can make a difference in the community, and that collective action can greatly impact the world.

 
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Art and Poetry

Poetry Reading and Art Show reception Saturday, October 8, 2022

Surfing Madonna Oceans Project wants to spread our message of hope and appreciation for the ocean and support the arts. We believe that creating art and public appreciation of art increases cognitive abilities and eases anxiety and depression in these difficult times. Art can make a difference in the community, and that collective action can greatly impact the world.

 

Art and Poetry Awards

Art Awards:

Cash awards: Best in show - $300, First place $300, Second place $200, 

Third Place $100, 4 Honorable Mentions of $25.

All the accepted participants will be displayed on our social media sites. Winners will be included in press releases.

Poetry Awards:

First place $300, Second place $200, 

Third Place $100

Poets will be invited to read their award winning poems at the reception on Saturday October 8, 2022 6PM.

(This is not mandatory)

Poems will be printed and displayed for the public to enjoy for the duration of the show and posted on our social media sites.

Award winners receive a Surfing Madonna Swag bag including a Medal of Artistic Excellence

Exhibition Dates

October 7 - November 4, 2022

Reception

October 8, 2022 from 4 - 7 PM.
Reception for both the
Art Exhibit and the Poetry Awards
Art Awards at 6PM
Poetry Readings and Awards at 5:30 PM

Pick Up Artwork

Saturday November 5 between 11 and 4PM
There is no space for artwork storage. Artwork must be picked or provisions for shipping back to artist must be made by providing a self addressed and prepaid box with appropriate packing for it's safe return.

Hours and Location

Gallery hours: Tues. 11:00 - 6:00 PM
Thurs - Sat 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Escondido Municipal Gallery
262 E. Grand Ave.
Escondido, CA 92025

Parking

Parking available in the lot behind the Gallery or on Grand *Bring your work through the front entrance.

Notice of Acceptance/Non-Acceptance

Accepted artists and poets will be notified by the email you provided on September 19, 2022. Accepted artists will be displayed on our Web Gallery for six months.

Surfing Madonna and Escondido Municipal Gallery Contact Info

Surfing Madonna Contact info:

Cathy Carey - 760-877-0869

cathy@surfingmadonna.org

For more information about Surfing Madonna Oceans Project
www.surfingmadonna.org


Escondido Municipal Gallery info:

760-480-4101

mail@escondidoarts.org

262 E. Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025

Calendar of Important Dates

Submit Artworks 

May 15 - September 11, 2022 11:59 PM

Artists Notified

September 19, 2022

Deliver Accepted Artworks to Gallery

Tuesday October 4th between 11 and 4 pm

Artworks on Exhibit

October 7 - November 4, 2022

Reception

October 8, 2022 from 4 - 7 PM.

Reception for both the Art Exhibit and the Poetry Awards

Art Awards at 6PM

Poetry Readings and Awards at 5:30 PM

Pick Up Artworks

Saturday, November 5 between 11 and 4pm