Hazee Awards open to submissions

Submissions are being accepted for the 2020 Hazee Award youth art competition.

The competition is open to youth between ages 11 and 20 who reside within a 100 km radius of North Battleford. The theme this year is Land and Our Environment: Earth, Air, Fire and Water.

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Submissions will be accepted in any visual arts medium, including watercolour, acrylic, oil, mixed media, pastels, pencil, ceramics and so on. The work must have installed hardware and be ready to hang.

The submission deadline is April 12, 2020, and the exhibition dates are April 17 to May 12, 2020 at the Chapel Gallery, 891-99th Street North Battleford. The reception and awards presentation is April 23 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Awards will be given for Artist of the Year ($500), runner-up ($300) and two Creative Excellence awards ($100). 

The awards are named after Hazel Asmussen, a nurse by profession who painted throughout her entire life.

Application packages can be picked up at the Chapel Gallery. For more information contact Leah at 306-445-1760 or by email at lgarven@cityofnb.ca.

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