SWIC seeks senior artists for contest

News-DemocratJuly 19, 2013 

Don't miss the chance to enter your piece of art in Life Experienced - A Senior Art Competition.

Southwestern Illinois College and the St. Clair County Office on Aging are partnering with the Gateway East Artists' Guild and Art on the Square for this unique art competition and exhibit.

Artists 60 and older who reside in the SWIC district or are members of the GEAG are invited to showcase their artistic abilities and have a chance to win prize money.

Selected entries will be displayed at the exhibit Friday, Oct. 11 through Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Schmidt Art Center on the SWIC Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave.

Categories for submission include: Painting, drawing and prints, fine crafts, photography, computer art and sculpture. Applications should be accompanied by a photo of the entry and postmarked by Monday, Aug. 26. An entry fee of $10 is required for each artist.

For more information or application forms, call 234-4410, ext. 7056, or visit swic.edu/psop.

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