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Deadline for Student Beatles-themed art exhibit is Jan. 31

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 653 hits

Penn State Altoona students are invited to submit one to two works of art that could be juried into an exhibition celebrating the songs of the Beatles.

The exhibition, "Tell Me What You See: Images Inspired by the Songs of the Beatles," will be held in conjunction with It Was 50 Years Ago Today! An International Beatles Celebration, a conference held at the Devorris Downtown Center February 7-9, 2014. The exhibition will be on display February 3 - 15.

Faculty of the college's Visual Art Studies program will select the works to be included in the exhibition. Invited judges will choose a "best in show" award and second and third place winners. Award winners will be announced during an opening reception on Thursday, February 6, 5 -7 p.m. in the Aaron Building, 1431 12th Avenue in downtown Altoona.

Entry forms are available at www.altoona.psu.edu/beatles/docs/BEATLES_Entry_form.pdf online. Each piece of submitted artwork should have a song by the Beatles as its inspiration. The contest is open to all traditional and non-traditional media (except video) including sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, photography, and digital works. Ready-to-hang artwork with entry forms are due Friday, January 31, 2014.

The exhibition is sponsored by CANVAS, the student art club at Penn State Altoona. For more information, visit www.altoona.psu.edu/now/docs/2013/Beatles.pdf or contact Susan Marie Brundage at smb44@psu.edu.

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