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Warren: Traveling Mini Art Exhibit

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The Traveling Mini Art Exhibit sponsored by the Northwest Regional Arts Council (NWMAC) has arrived at its final destination in Warren, MN.

After traveling to regional libraries throughout the summer and autumn of 2014, it has now arrived at the Godel Library at 314 E. Johnson St. The origin of this year’s Traveling Mini Art Exhibit was NWMAC’s annual Regional Exhibit held in Middle River, Minnesota in April 2014.

JulieIbanezThe 2014 Traveling Mini Art Exhibit includes original paintings, mosaic, drawings, pastel, prints, and clay pottery, including Jan Osborn’s adult-merit-award winning pen & ink drawing of the Settler’s Cabin at Old Mill State Park. Other subjects include wildlife, self-portraits, and objects to warm one’s memory, all wonderfully rendered with design, color, and creativity.

JanOsborneSettlersCabin-1Artists whose work was chosen for the mini exhibition are (adult artists): Susan Neufeld, Beltrami; Alberta Johnson, and Jan Osborn, Thief River Falls; Mollie Rae Miller, Roseau; Annethea Novacek, Greenbush; and (student artists): Samantha Kraulik, Wannaska; Caleb Richardson, Thief River Falls;  Kiara Anderson, St. Hilaire; Bryan Sanchez, Julie Ibanez, and Brooke Panzer, all of Crookston; Brandi Lee, Halstad; Jaydn Rosell, Climax;  Elijah Neufeld, Beltrami; and Skye Tillotson, Ada.

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council would like to thank all the participating artists for submitting their talents, and all the libraries who hosted this year’s Traveling Mini Art Exhibit for making this exhibit possible for people of the entire northwest region to enjoy!

The Traveling Mini Art Exhibit will be appearing appearing at Godel Memorial Library until Wednesday, December 3rd during regular library hours.

For more information contact the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council at 218-745-9111.

 

Teachers: Join COMPAS Educator Advisory Group

Teachers – Join COMPAS’ Educator Advisory Group!

Want to influence arts education in Minnesota and meet interesting people? Become a COMPAS Educator Advisor. We are looking for people with a range of education backgrounds to provide COMPAS staff and teaching artists with insight and guidance to better meet the needs of teachers and schools. Members do not need to be arts teachers, arts experts or long-time educators, just people with an interest in sharing knowledge and getting feedback from other educators. And we promise… no long, boring meetings.

 Have we sparked your interest? Great! Send an e-mail to Betsy Mowry Voss atbetsy@compas.org for more information or call 651.292.3259.

 

NextNotes High School Composition Awards

Reblogged from: American Composers Forum

Program Description:

The American Composers Forum (ACF) is pleased to announce the first annual American Composers Forum NextNotesTM High School Composition Awards.
The six NextNotes Composers will receive: mentorship from professional composers and musicians over a two-day workshop, flights to/from the workshop, room/board during the workshop, a public concert of the winning works, a scholarship of $1,000 to be used for formal composition studies, a recording of the culminating concert and also be eligible to receive up to $500 in “bring it home” funds to share their accomplishment with their hometown.
Up to thirty applicants will be chosen as an Honorable Mention and will receive written feedback on their composition from the panel of judges.
All entrants who submit all required materials and are deemed eligible applicants will receive a free one-year American Composers Forum student membership.

The 2014-2015 NextNotes Guidelines can be found here.
FAQs can be found here.

Funders:
Knight Foundation is the founding sponsor of the NextNotesTM High School Composition Awards. Additional funding provided by The Augustine Foundation and the Rosemary and David Good Family Foundation.