Hot Works art show accepts youth competition entries through Oct. 1

Press release from Hot Works:

Hot Works 4th Asheville Fine Art Show, Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 26-27, takes place in Pack Square Park, downtown Asheville. This art show is juried by art professionals and brings artists to sell his/her art in all discipline including paintings, sculpture, clay, glass, fiber, jewelry, wood and more. All art is original and personally handmade by the artist who is present at the show. There is something for everyone, in all price ranges. You will see many artists at this show who do not attend other shows in North Carolina or South Carolina.

As part of our commitment to bring art education into the community, a Youth Art Competition for grades K-8 or ages 5-13 is integrated within a 10×20 space at the Asheville Fine Art Show. Sponsored by Institute for the Arts & Education, the associated 501c3 non-profit organization, all students in grades K-8 or ages 5-13 are encouraged to enter his/her original and personally handmade art that will be publicly displayed in the art show the entire weekend. On Sunday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m., there is $250 in youth art awards presented. Students are exposed to the rules and entrepreneurship opportunity of doing art shows for a living. The program brings families to the art show and exposes them to great art.

Attached, please find a youth art application. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, Oct. 1. The application fee is $3, as we want serious entries only. Please mail the completed application, $3 per entry fee (maximum 2 entries per student), plus a photograph of the artwork, to:

Hot Works Asheville Fine Art Show
PO Box 1425
Sarasota FL 34230

Please bring the original art to the show Information/Check-In Booth in Pack Square Park on Friday, Oct. 25, between 8 a.m.-1 p.m. There is free admission into the art show.

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