Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Call for Otsego County High School Artwork at the Cooperstown Art Association!



Contact:  Janet G. Erway

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street

Cooperstown, N.Y.  13326

(607) 547-9777


February 5, 2013


Call for Student Artwork


The Cooperstown Art Association will be hosting “An Artistic Discovery,” a Congressional High School Art Competition for Otsego County High School Students March 8 through 29.  This exhibit of student work is open to all students in grades 9 – 12 living within Otsego County.  Six lucky students will be awarded ribbons and a digital image of their artwork will then be submitted to Congressman Gibson’s office for final selection in the next phase of competition.  From there one student’s work from our congressional district will go on to be displayed in the corridor leading to the US Capitol along with 49 other high-school artists’ work from across the country.

The categories open for competition are painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, mixed media, computer generated artwork and photography.  The competition aspect of “An Artistic Discovery” is open only to two-dimensional artwork, however, this particular show at the CAA welcomes three-dimensional and sculptural pieces for display purposes only.  The CAA also asks that no more than two two-dimensional pieces be submitted per student. Artwork should be delivered on Saturday, March 2nd, 11-2pm.

A full and more specific list of rules has been sent to the art departments and guidance departments of each school. Students should see their art teachers or guidance counselors for information on how to participate.  Home schooled students residing in Otsego County are welcome to participate and can contact the CAA at (607) 547-9777 for more information. 





“Artistic Discovery 2012” at the Cooperstown Art Association Galleries

--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com

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