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Call to Artists $2,000 in Cash plus Prizes - 2nd Annual Ybor Arts in the Park
August 1, 2011 - The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department invites artists to participate in our 2nd Annual Ybor Arts in the Park event on Saturday, December 10, 2011 in Centennial Park, located at 1800 E. 8th Avenue.

This will be a day long event giving artists the opportunity to showcase and sell their artwork in a festival atmosphere in Ybor City, Tampa’s National Historic Landmark District. The event will also include live music, a fresh market, and other holiday events planned for the weekend.

Pre-selected artwork will be formally judged during the event in the morning and winners will be announced for First, Second, Third and Best of Show categories. Cash prizes will be awarded for all four categories. The categories are two dimensional and three dimensional art in any media. The focus is on quality craftsmanship and bringing fine artists together to promote Ybor City as a fine arts destination.

Artists should submit a resume, with phone number, and up to five pieces artwork in a digital to yborartstudio@tampagov.net. Please include the title of the piece, the media that was used, and dimensions of the piece. If the work is three dimensional, please submit multiple views. If there is more than one person per booth please let us know. There will be a $25.00 booth fee for those selected for the show, booth sites will be selected by a random lottery.

The deadline for submission is Wednesday, November 10, 2011.

This event is sponsored by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department, Ybor City Development Corporation, Ybor City Saturday Market and Florida Entertainment Group. For more information, please contact Brent Thorlton, Ybor Art Studio, and City of Tampa at yborartstudio@tampagov.net or (813) 242-5370.

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