Still accepting applications for the Young Artist Showcase and Scholarship Opportunity!

GREAT NEWS: Stillwater Community Arts is proud to announce $100 scholarships for each Young Artist chosen to participate in the Young Artist Showcase!

Read below for how you can apply for this great display of your talent and financial support of your arts endeavors!

Are you a high school aged visual, performing, literary or multi-media artists who lives in Alton, Bradley, Glenburn, Greenbush, Greenfield, Milford, Old Town, Orono, Stillwater, or Veazie?

If so then Stillwater Community Arts is sponsoring an opportunity for you to have your very own showcase of your artistic talents in our Young Artists Showcase!

The Young Artist Showcase is a wonderful opportunity for high school aged visual, performing, literary, or multi-media artists to have a chance to perform/display their work in a highly publicized showcase in the Orono-Old Town area.

If you are interested in applying for our Young Artists Showcase please submit the following:

  • Our application, which can be downloaded here: Young Artists Application
  • A one page explanation of your art,  how you started, what inspires you, and your plans for the future.
  • A piece of your artistic work following the guidelines below: 
    Performing Artist:  Submit a DVD of yourself performing a piece that is a   maximum length of 4 minutes.
    Visual Artist: Submit actual photos or a CD or DVD of 3-5 pieces of the work you want considered; please include the size and medium of each submission.Literary Artist: Submit the piece of work you would like to showcase should you be selected.Multi-Media Artist:  Submit at least a two minute section of the piece of work you would like to showcase should you be selected.

Applicants will be judged on their talent, creativity, and ability by a panel of professional artists and patrons of the arts.

Artists will be notified by the end of February 2012, if they have been chosen as a Stillwater Community Arts Young Artist.  Following notification, the staff of Stillwater Community Arts will work with those selected to create a joint evening showcase of the artists’ works planned for March 2012.

If you have any questions, please direct them to stillwatercommunityarts@gmail.com  Please send your completed application form, your one page explanation statement,  and the work you want to be showcased by January 30, 2012 to:

Stillwater Community Arts, Young Artists Showcase
P.O. Box 292
Orono, Maine 04473

You may also drop off your application material at the Stillwater Community Arts Office, 82 Main Street, Orono, Maine, Monday – Friday,  9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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