Thursday, December 15, 2011

Poet Artist Collaboration XI

Deadline: February 10, 2012 (RECEIVE) or (Hand Delivery)

Poet Artist Collaboration XI
Crossings at Carnegie

Zumbrota, MN
April 2012

CALL FOR POETS AND ARTISTS: Poet Artist Collaboration XI

In honor of National Poetry Month in April, Crossings at Carnegie (Zumbrota, MN) invites poets and artists to submit their work to the eleventh Poet-Artist Collaboration, an annual exhibit in which artists create work inspired by poetry.

Guidelines for Poets (truncated)
• Poets may submit no more than three poems, each typed (12 point font) on an 8½-inch x 11-inch sheet of plain white paper.
• Each poem is to be limited to no more than two pages of 12 point Times New Roman, single-spaced.
• Entries should be accompanied by a registration form.
• Poems will be juried, and those selected to be part of the collaboration will be chosen or assigned to an artist who will create an original piece of art inspired by the poem.

Guidelines for Artists (truncated)
• Artists who would like to create an art piece from one of the juried poems should send a registration form.
• Entries should be accompanied by a $15 entry fee
• Entries should be accompanied by a copy or photo (no originals) of an example of their work. Website links are also acceptable.
• Artists who have exhibited at Crossings do not need to supply examples of their work.
• Artwork may be any medium, including but not limited to painting, textiles, sculpture and mixed media; photography acceptable when combined with other mediums.
• Deadline for artist entries is Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. NOTE: ACTUAL ARTWORK DELIVERY DEADLINE IS MARCH 30.
• Artists will be juried, with notification of acceptance by the following week. Upon notification, artists will be given the opportunity to choose one of the juried poems from which to create their art.

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Questions? Contact Crossings at 507-732-7616 or

320 East Ave
Zumbrota, MN 55992