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Entries available for Funkstown art contest

October 09, 2000

Entries available for Funkstown art contest



FUNKSTOWN - Pictures & Pages and The Paisley Print in Funkstown will host an Autumn Kidfest and Art Contest.

Area children are encouraged to come into the store at 32 W. Baltimore St. in Funkstown and pick up an entry form. The theme for the art contest is "Pictures of Fall".

The guidelines are as follows: entries are limited to one per child and must not exceed 11 by 14 inches in size; medium: anything on paper - including watercolor, pastel, crayon, collage, colored pencil, etc.; all entries must be received by Saturday, Oct. 21; all children entering the contest must be in one of the two age categories - ages 5 to 8 or ages 9 to 13; there will be first, second and third place winners in both categories - six winners total. The prizes are: first place - $40 Pictures & Pages gift certificate and winning artwork will be custom framed by The Paisley print; second place - $25 Pictures & Pages gift certificate and winning artwork will be custom matted by The Paisley Print; third place -$15 Pictures & Pages gift certificate and winning artwork will be custom matted by The Paisley Print.

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The winners will be honored Saturday, Nov. 4 at Pictures & Pages during Autumn Kidfest. Each child submitting an entry will receive a coupon good for a 10 percent discount on all purchases the day of the Kidfest (coupons will be honored after the event if the child is unable to attend).

There will be music, face painting, refreshment, and other activities that include making an origami toy with local storyteller Crystal Brown. Each child will go home with a sticker Polaroid picture of themselves with their artwork and a bookmark they will make at the store.

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