Fee waived for young artists in ArtScape 2020 banner project in Hendersonville

Press release from ArtScape Hendersonville:

(HENDERSONVILLE, NC, December 19, 2019) – The deadline for all  applications for ArtScape 2020 – artists and sponsors – is January 18, 2020.  Four young artists will be featured in the total of 40 banners that will be on display.  Two artists in grades 1-5 and two in grades 6-12 will be chosen.  Young artists may submit their applications and artwork at no charge.  Visit www.artscapehvl.org for more information and an application form.

The colorful ArtScape show of outdoor artwork in downtown Hendersonville will decorate the streets through the winter months.  But applications are now being taken for next year’s outstanding exhibit.  Artists and sponsors who want to participate in the 2020 exhibit are invited to sign up before the deadline.

All artists have a deadline of January 18

A total of 40 artists will be chosen for the 2020 juried show, including four young artists.  Artists must live in Henderson County. The young artists will be chosen in the age categories of 6 to 11 years and 12 to 17 years old.  All other applicants must be 18 or older.  The deadline for all applications is January 18, 2020.  Details are available at www.artscapehvl.org.  Next year’s outdoor art gallery will be on exhibit in downtown Hendersonville April 2020-March 2021.

“We are pleased to offer this no-application-fee opportunity for the gifted young artists in our community, due to the generosity of several organizations and businesses, including Boyd Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick,” said ArtScape chair Diane Dean.  “This year we will have a youth banner with all four young artists featured.  It will be an exciting addition to the outdoor art gallery that ArtScape has become.”

Sponsors for banners should sign up now

Those wishing to sponsor one or more banners in the 2020 show will save on the cost of sponsorship by signing up before the end of this year.  A banner can be sponsored for $200 through December 31.  From January 1 to January 18, the cost is $225.  For more information visit www.artscapehvl.org.  Sponsors can be individuals, businesses, or organizations.  Sponsors names are shown on the banners..

ArtScape Hendersonville is a community-building project adding interest and color to the downtown area, showcasing locally created art and helping make the city an exciting and unique art destination. The annually changing selection of banners on Main Street, Seventh Avenue, and the downtown side streets creates a unique twist on an outdoor gallery experience.

For more information, contact Diane Dean at artist@dianedean.com or phone her at 843-247-1368. Visit www.artscapehvl.org or www.acofhc.org  for information about the ArtScape Banner Project.

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