Funds will be used to purchase Gift Cards for youth participants who consist of, Artists, Poets, Praise Dancers and Singers. The Art Contest funds are for the color printing of Youth Artists work. The 3 Prizes: A Youth Artist will get one 16X20 Poster Print of their work. A second Youth Artist will get one 11X14 Poster Print of their work. A third Youth Artist will get one 8X10 Poster Print of their work.
The Poetry Contest funds are for studio time/editing and publishing. The 3 Prizes: A Youth Poet will have free consultations from start to finish of self-publishing, and a master copy of their 10 page book of poems. A second Youth Poet will have a 10 track CD made of their poems. A third Youth Poet will have one of their poems put on a 11X14 Poster Print.
Contest Winners will be able to sell their products, to further their creative endeavors. Funds will be used to purchase refreshments to serve at conference and to hire a videographer to video the conference.
Article on Artist Lynda Coleman in Ujima Magazine for the July/August 2010 Issue.
In the studio, Artist Lynda Coleman talked about the importance of knowing who you are, in order to appreciate the importance of the celebration of freedom on June 19th A.K.A.Juneteenth!
The public will get a first-hand look at the City's latest exhibit space for featured artists including Lynda J. Coleman, Cecilia Colomé, Gretchen Garst, Jan Middleton Roset, Rama Tiru and Kathryn Watts-Martinez -- six local women with diverse backgrounds.
News Article On Artist Lynda Coleman
Based on the themes of family, culture and heritage found in our community, the All Austin African-American Art Through Our Eyes exhibit presents subjects from Hend Boys of rural Lesotho in southern Africa to Airport Boulevard. Also Artist Lynda Coleman suggested the name "Through Our Eyes" for the name of this exhibit.
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