Tippecanoe Arts Federation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
FROM: Tippecanoe Arts Federation
638 North Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

CONTACT: Katie Morrison
765.423.2787
rsd@tippecanoearts.org

DATE: January 13, 2017
YOUTH ART MONTH EXHIBITION
Tippecanoe Arts Federation seeks entries from K-8 students for Youth Art Month, an exhibition running February 17-March 24
Lafayette, IN --    The Tippecanoe Arts Federation invites area youth to participate in the Youth Art Month exhibit, a celebration of art created by children in grades K-8. The deadline to submit artwork is February 16, 2017. Art teachers, private instructors, and homeschool parents may submit student artwork. Artwork will be on display at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation February 17-March 24, 2017. An exhibition reception for artists will take place Friday, February 17, 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation, 638 North Street, Lafayette. 

Students in public, private or home schools, in kindergarten through 8th grade are eligible to enter the exhibit. Children in Tippecanoe, Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tipton, Warren, and White Counties may participate. Any media will be accepted, both 2-D and 3-D. Artwork should be matted, not framed. Artwork should not exceed three feet in diameter. 
 
Teachers may submit from each of the schools at which they teach. Schools of under five hundred students may submit 8 works total. Schools of over five hundred students may submit a total of 12 works. Please limit selections to only one per child. Students may enter one piece independently by taking it directly to the Tippecanoe Arts Federation. 

Interested artists, teachers, and parents can find more information on eligibility, exhibition details, and relevant times and dates HERE

Labels must be attached to each submitted artwork. Labels can be downloaded HERE.

Certificates of Participation for artists can be downloaded HERE. Artist congratulation letters can be downloaded HERE.  

Melissa Asay, Youth Art Month Show Coordinator, can be reached at:  masay@tsc.k12.in.us  


About the Tippecanoe Arts Federation
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is the umbrella organization and arts council for 14 counties. TAF provides educational opportunities in the visual, performing, and literary arts, outreach programs for both underserved and at-risk youth, and funding for capital and operational expenses to fellow arts organizations region wide. Established in 1976, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation serves as a model for arts advocacy by promoting the role of the arts within our region. More information is available at  www.TippecanoeArts.org .
 
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For more information please contact Katie Morrison by calling 765.423.2787 or by emailing rsd@tippecanoearts.org.

Activities of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation are provided, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, with funds from the Indiana General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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