Thursday, September 14, 2006

The deadline has been EXTENDED for MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th 2006!!!

CALL FOR PUERTO RICAN ARTISTS
2006 POSTER DESIGN FOR
PUERTO RICAN HERITAGE MONTH

The annual theme is developed with the understanding that beyond celebrating our heritage, it must help to motivate, mobilize and empower our community around critical concerns. This year’s theme:

Comité Noviembre…mes de la herencia puertorriqueña
XX Aniversario - Celebrando con orgullo nuestra cultura…
Hoy, Mañana y Siempre!

seeks to acknowledge and pay tribute to achievements of the Puerto Rican community in this nation. The theme celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of Puerto Ricans in all aspects of life and society from science, medicine and technology to music, dance and theatre. The theme addresses the importance of our achievements as a community and the impact it has had and will continue to have on society. The theme seeks to challenge each and every one of us to learn about our pioneers in these fields, feel proud of who we are and where we come from and commit ourselves to promote and teach others about our great contributions to this country.

Design full color poster 24” x 36” which will be distributed to schools and organizations for Puerto Rican Heritage Month in November.
Artist must be Puerto Rican or of Puerto Rican descent.
$1,000 stipend for work selected by Comité Noviembre
Artist must be able to work with members of Comité Noviembre towards the creation of the final piece.
The artwork and biography of artist will be printed in the annual Calendar of Events, and other venues such as VIVA New York of the Daily News, if available.
Please send the following by: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2006
An interview will necessary on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2006

A finished piece portraying your concept of the theme for the poster.
Bio/Resume
Address, phone, and Email
Examples of previous work
SEND TO:

Lili Santiago-Silva, Comité Noviembre
El Museo Del Barrio
1230 5th Avenue (At 104th Street )
New York , NY 10029
212.660.7132 212.876.1242
lssilva@elmuseo.org or iprhe@aol.com

Julia Gutierrez-Rivera, Comité Noviembre
Association of Hispanic Arts
P.O. Box 1169
New York , NY 10029
julia@latinoarts.org or
Please do not send framed work.
Work will not be mailed back, but you can arrange for pick up.
Emailing of work is preferred.

source: Comité Noviembre
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