BLUE HERON STUDIO Call for Submissions
Repurpose old books to new and funky objects!
Blue Heron Studio is celebrating its launch as a learning hub for the arts with a competition inviting artists and craftspeople to reimagine discarded books into new objects. These objects can be sculptural, functional or two-dimensional. You are invited to produce up to two objects for this event either in your own space or at our upcoming workshop on Wednesday, August 8th from 6:30 – 9:30pm. Submissions for the exhibition are due at Blue Heron Studio by Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 4pm.
For the more ambitious, we are also accepting proposals for installations which will be housed in various storefronts and retail spaces. Please fill out the separate Installation Proposal Form, deadline: Friday, August 24th, 7pm.
The grand prize is $500. Jury selection for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize will be announced at the opening reception on Saturday, September 22nd. The public will be invited to select a People's Choice Award during the exhibition of entries from September 22nd to September 29th All work must be picked up between the hours of 5:30—8:30pm on Friday, September 29th, 2012.
Submission forms and books to be used as material can be found at the following locations, or forms can be downloaded from our website at www.blueheronbooks.com (go the Blue Heron Studio tab).
Blue Heron Bookstore
62 Brock Street West,
9 Toronto Street
A Book↔Art workshop will be held at Blue Heron Studio on Wednesday, August 8th from 6:30 – 9:30pm. This will be a creative book-art session hosted by local sculptor Fly Freeman. (Admission by donation). All ages welcome.
Blue Heron Studio is located at 62 Brock Street West, in Uxbridge, Ontario (rear entrance behind Blue Heron Books). For more information on the exhibition and the BOOK↔ART workshop, please visit the Blue Heron Studio tab on our website: www.blueheronbooks.com or contact Tamara McKenney at 905-862-3238 or firstname.lastname@example.org