The Prince George Public Library and Prince George & District Community Arts Council present the 1st annual Teen Art Workshop & Showcase. These two events are meant to provide a forum for youth artists in grades 8-12 to have an opportunity to connect with local artists and exhibit their art to the public. At the Awards Reception in February, 2018, five youth will take home prizes of $200 cash!
Teen Art Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, November 25th, 2017
1:00 – 3:00PM
WHERE: Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library at 888 Canada Games Way
Teens are invited to meet local artists to seek advice and workshop their art in preparation for the Teen Art Showcase. Participating artists include Lynette La Fontaine, Michael Kast, Elmer Gunderson, Shirley Babcock, Carla Joseph, Cher French, Christina Watts, Heidi Veldman and more! Ask questions, find a mentor, learn from community members working as professional artists.
Teen Art Showcase
February 1st to March 1st, 2018 – Submissions will be on display to the public at the Bob Harkins Branch in the Keith Gordon Room of the Prince George Public Library. Artists are invited to provide sale information, if they wish to sell their piece (not mandatory). Submissions accepted: Thursday, January 4th to Thursday, January 25th, 2018 at Studio 2880 at 2880 15th Avenue.
Awards Presentation & Reception
Saturday, February 24th, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:00PM. All showcase entrants and their guests are invited to the reception in the Keith Gordon Room at the Bob Harkins Branch. Appetizers and refreshments provided. Kiwanis Club of Prince George will present prizes in five categories including:
Most Original ($200)
Best Use of Materials ($200)
People’s Choice ($200)
Best Overall ($200)
Social Commentary ($200)
Open to all youth in Prince George and the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, ages 12-18. One submission per artist. Art supplies are available through the Community Arts Council for any participating youth artist who does not have access to supplies.
Partners: Kiwanis Club of Prince George, Prince George & District Community Arts Council, Prince George Public Library
TO REGISTER PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM BY CLICKING HERE AND RETURNING TO THE PRINCE GEORGE LIBRARY YOUTH SERVICES DESK, OR STUDIO 2880, BEFORE FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2017.