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Call for Artists: Artist and contributor information

ImageArtists Against Hunger Christmas Dinner and Auction Fundraiser
December—On behalf of the needy of Hardin County, our team of schools would like to thank all of you for supporting the dinner and auction on Wed., Dec. 15. To assist you in making sure that the event smoothly goes forth, and that your contributions receive the recognition they deserve, we would like to present the following guidelines.

For those contributing auction items:

1.   100% of all proceeds received as “auction items” shall be distributed to Hardin County agencies that feed the needy.

2.   A photo or description of the auction items will be shown in a PowerPoint presentation during the dinner. Each item must list the artist/donor’s name, the approximate value of the item and contact information.

3.   Please submit a picture or description of the auction item(s) no later than 5p.m., Dec. 11, preferably in digital form, to Steven Kiefer at smk10_6@yahool.com.

4.   Please deliver or send your donated items to the department of art & design in the Wilson Art Center on Ohio Northern’s campus no later than Mon., Dec. 13. Other arrangements may be made to bring your artwork to the auction on the day of the event.

5.   Artwork/items appropriate for the auction, but not limited to, include ceramics, prints, photography, sculptures, paintings, etc.

For those contributing bazaar sale items:

1.   Persons wanting a table to sell crafts and other items appropriate to bazaar sales may do so by contacting Steven Kiefer at smk10_6@yahool.com or 937-570-2688 no later than Fri., Dec. 10. Limit one table per exhibitor. There is a limited amount of space available, so please reserve a table early by contacting the event organizer.

2.   20% of proceeds from the bazaar sale is expected to be donated to the event. In return, the proceeds will be disturbed to area agencies in Hardin County that feed the needy.

3.   All items must be new or never used, or have value as collectable items. All items must be approved by the organizers.

4.   Appropriate items for the bazaar sale could include toys, handcrafts, holiday crafts, cards, books, CDs, DVDs, gift items, photography, etc.

For those contributing artists sale items/artwork:

1.   Artists wishing to reserve a table to display and sell their work at the dinner/auction must contact Steven Kiefer at smk10_6@yahool.com or 937-570-2688 no later than Fri., Dec. 10. Space is limited; limit one table per exhibitor. Please reserve a table early by contacting the event organizer.

2.   20% of proceeds from the sale of the artwork is expected to be donated to the event. In return, the proceeds will be disturbed to area agencies in Hardin County that feed the needy.

3.   All items should be original works of art by the exhibiting artist. Sharing tables is encouraged. Appropriate items for the sale could include ceramics, watercolors, oil paintings, prints, photography, sculptures, etc.

Artists Against Hunger
Artists Against Hunger is a program organized by area high school art departments and Ohio Northern University’s department of art & design. The event is intended to raise funds for several Hardin County non-profit organizations. Proceeds help support:
• Vista: Fight Poverty with Passion of Hardin County
• Neighborhood Center
• ReStore Community Center
• The Backpack Program
• Love Inc.
• Heart Beat
• Helping Hands

For additional information about the Artists Against Hunger program, please contact the department of art & design at 419-772-2160 or art@onu.edu.

The 2010–11 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of the Bachelor of Arts degree in art at Ohio Northern University. Growing from a single-discipline school, the department offers both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees with majors in advertising design, art education, graphic design and studio arts with concentrations in two-dimensions, three-dimensions and art therapy. The department of A&D holds memberships in national organizations such as the National Art Education Association, College Art Association, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education and the National Council on Education of Ceramic Arts. The department is also recognized in the second and third editions of “Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers” as one of the best creative programs nationwide. For additional information about the department of art & design or the University’s 2010-11 Arts Exhibition Season, contact the department at 419.772.2160.