CALL FOR STUDENT ARTISTS: PITTSBURGH AIDS TASK FORCE HOLDS ART CONTEST FOR 26TH ANNUAL BENEFIT
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force is gearing up for its 26th Annual Benefit – to take place Wednesday, March 14 at Pittsburgh Public Theater - by inviting local student artists age 18 and older to enter an art contest. The contest’s theme coincides with this year’s organization theme, “Open Your Eyes.”
PATF will accept art submissions Monday, Jan. 9 through Tuesday, Feb. 1. Submissions may be graphic design, painting, mixed media, sculpture, photography, fashion or jewelry design.
There will be six finalists:
First place: $500 (The winner will be announced at PATF’s Annual Benefit. First-place artwork could be featured in the Annual Benefit Program.)
Second place: $250
Third place: $100
Fourth place: $50
Fifth place: $50
Sixth place: $50
The aforementioned top six finalists will have an opportunity to network and present artwork to prominent PATF donors, sponsors and leaders in art at PATF’s Annual Benefit, as well as a VIP reception (date TBD).
The first 50 artists to sign up will receive a $10 gift certificate to a bar/restaurant in Station Square, once artwork is submitted.
As the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in Southwestern Pennsylvania, the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force (PATF) is dedicated to supporting and empowering all individuals living with HIV/AIDS, and to be relentless in preventing the spread of infection. PATF is a leader in providing comprehensive support services that improve the health and quality of life for those living with HIV/AIDS in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Fayette, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.