Inviting all locals, neighbors, anyone, and everyone to join us in the first annual Art Show and Silent Auction, benefiting FACES: The National Craniofacial Association. This inaugural event brings the community together to experience an art show exhibiting pieces from regional professional, amateur, and student artists, alongside a curated collection of items included in our in-person silent auction.
This year’s theme is “Fearlessly Different, Symbolic Self-Portrait: What makes you, you?” which captures one of our values, celebrating uniqueness, differences, and individuality.
The event will take place on November 5, 2023, from 2 pm until 5 pm at Bud’s Creative Arts Center in Hixson, Tennessee. 5325 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343
November 5, 2023
2 pm - 5 pm
5325 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343
FACES invites local artists to create art to submit in
our first annual art show and contest. This year's theme is
"Fearlessly Different, Symbolic Self-Portrait: What makes you, you?"
Ages 9 - 11: 50 entries cap, $200 cash prize!
Ages 12 - 17: 75 entries cap, $300 cash prize!
Ages 18+: 75 entries cap, $500 cash prize!
Submission Deadline: October 12
Registration Fee: $25.00
See information about registration below!
Art Contest Description
FACES: The National Craniofacial Association invites artists of all ages to create art to submit in our first annual art show and contest, Sunday, November 5th, 2023, 2 pm - 5 pm. This year’s theme is “Fearlessly Different, Symbolic Self-Portrait: What makes you, you?” The deadline to register for the art contest is October 12.
You can help create awareness about the importance of embracing your uniqueness and individuality, a few of FACES values, for this year’s contest. There will be three entry categories: ages 9-11, 12-17, and 18+. The winner in the ages 9-11 category will receive a $200 cash prize, while the ages 12-17 winner will receive a $300 cash prize, and the 18+ winner will receive a $500 cash prize. While this show is not theme-restricted, we encourage contestants to incorporate this year’s theme in the piece submitted.
Art Contest Information & Rules
Ages 9 - 11: 50 entries cap, one per person. Contest winner receives a $200 cash prize!
Ages 12 - 17: 75 entries cap, one per person. Contest winner receives a $300 cash prize!
Ages 18+: 75 entries cap, one per person. Contest winner receives a $500 cash prize!
Medium: Acceptable media includes paint, pencil, marker, crayon, ink, felt, and oil pastel. Digitally created artwork, including photographs, is not accepted.
The artwork must be 2D, such as a painting or drawing.
We encourage artists to submit a piece that follows our theme, Fearlessly Different, Symbolic Self-Portrait: What makes you, you?, but entries are not limited to the theme.
Must be hangable art, no larger than 30” x 30”
Must drop off during scheduled drop off time 2 weeks prior (week of October 16th - 20th) and no later than October 20th. After registration, drop off schedule and details to come.
Must submit a $25.00 contest entry fee to FACES after registering for art show.
Entry fee payments may be made via PayPal, GiveDirect, or Check. All fees and proceeds from the event will be used to help FACES create miracles for the children and adults that we serve.
If you wish to include an additional donation when submitting payment please do! All donations to FACES, a 501(c)3 nonprofit are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. To learn more about FACES services and programs, go to www.faces-cranio.org.
PayPal - paypal.me/facescranio; include your name or your child's name in payment memo
GiveDirect - FACES GiveDirect
Checking Account - online with FACES GiveDirect
ALL REGISTRATIONS & ENTRY FEES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 12, 2023