“An Evening with the Arts: A Benefit for the Children’s Inn at NIH” is looking for artist to paint live at the May 20th 2011 event. The Washington Conservatory of Music will be playing a jazz concert at Glen Echo Park where artist will be asked to paint either the musicians as they preform, or abstractly paint the music itself (or some variation of the two). The five pieces produced that evening by our artists will be silent auctioned for the benefit of the Children’s Inn at NIH. Artists must be able to paint quickly, and capture the spirit of the evening within the 2hrs 30 minutes of concert time. All paint and canvas for the event will be provided.
Selected artist will also be participating in a group show for the month of April 2011 at the Pop Corn Gallery, Glen Echo Maryland. The five person group show will include the artists “typical work” and the artists will receive 65% of their sales, (gallery fee of 25%, 10% to Children’s Inn at NIH).
Application is available to DC, Virginia and Maryland artists (representational and abstract) who are energetic, personable, and able to paint quickly. Approx. 200 attendees will be watching and biding on the work.
To apply, please send a CD with 15-20 images of current work, (first 10 pieces on cd must be available for the April show), resume, and a cover letter briefly describing why you would be good choice for the event. There is no application fee. For more information about our first annual event, email Jordan@jjbruns.com. Application deadline to participate is February 28th.
Send application to:
Evening for the Arts @Glen Echo Park
Care of Jordan Bruns
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20182