PETERBOROUGH, ON, February 13, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Galerie Q would like to announce an exciting ART Competition.
We are inviting the greater art community to present its opinions through its artistic vision.
This Art Competition will highlight art work showing the effects that Wind Turbines have on nature, health, communities and our local economies.
This event coincides with the ongoing challenges of having many Wind Turbines each 475 feet in height in our region and neighbourhoods.
Submission of 2D and 3D art works are encouraged in various mediums.
The Competition is open to artists of all ages. There will be three divisions: children up to 12 years old, youth 13 to 19 years and adults 19 years and older.
We encourage local schools, colleges and universities to promote this competition among their students as well as any interested artists who feel passionate about this subject.
Winners will be announced at our opening event which will showcase the winning submissions and the top runner up submissions.
In the Children's category top prize will be $250, Second prize $100 and Third prize $50.
In the Youth category top prize will be $500, Second prize $250 and Third prize $100.
In the Adult category top prize will be $2500, Second prize $1000 and Third prize $500.
The Competition will be open effective February 20th, 2014 and will close September 30th, 2014.
For competition rules please visit www.galerie-q.com
Galerie Q is a not for profit, social enterprise where profits generated on an annual basis would be used to fund the activities of not for profit organizations meeting the goals and vision statements of the Kiani Foundation (www.kianifoundation.com
). Galerie Q is committed to art presentation and discourse, as well as the exploring the diversity of culture.
Galerie Q achieves its goals through its programming of exhibitions of contemporary and current art by Canadian masters who have all achieved the designation of RCA and the very talented and emerging artists who have shown mastery in the use of paint, canvas and brush.
Galerie Q intends to present art exhibitions with the objective of generating curiosity, revisiting history, and provoking public debate of cultural and social issues.
At Galerie Q we believe arts and culture have the power to change and influence lives and communities through education in a positive way and to create opportunities throughout the various projects and programs. With that in mind, use of Galerie Q space is extended to provide benefits, lectures, readings and exhibits by not for profit groups whose mission reflects the objectives of Galerie Q. To learn more about Galerie Q, please visit www.galerie-q.com