The Decatur Art Festival is nigh - Memorial Day weekend to be exact. If you'd like to participate in the 5th Annual Gallery show this year, I need to hear from you! Our venue has changed this year, and it will run for two weeks rather than one, so please read!
The 5th Annual Children's Book Illustrator's Show
hosted by the DeKalb County Library and the
Georgia Center for the Book
May 25th - June 10th
WHO: Open to all PAL (traditionally published) members of the SCBWI Southern Breeze region (AL, GA & MS). If you are not yet a member of SCBWI, you can join at: scbwi.org.
WHAT: Deliver one to two pieces (depends on size) of fully framed, ready-to-hang (WITH WIRE - important!) artwork (can be an original or print) from an accompanying traditionally published picture book, which also must be included (one copy). Please include an index-sized card to accompany art with the following information:
Website, illustration medium or other information
WHEN: Friday, May 25, 2011 - Library viewing and book signing from 5:00 to 6:00 pm during the opening night ArtWalk - then we'll all go out to eat. (Spouses and partners are welcome.) It will continue through the Decatur Arts Festival, May 27th - 29th, Memorial Day Weekend
215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
HOW: Artwork must be delivered to the Decatur Library to the children's department with attention to Joe Davich or mailed to the address above (still w/ attn. to Joe) to the Georgia Center for the Book/Decatur Library, etc. between May 21st and May 24th, 2012, 9am - 6pm, and picked up June 11th, 9am - 6pm. Mailed artwork must arrive in the same time period and include proper pre-paid packaging for its return shipping.
NOW: If you intend to participate, email Elizabeth Dulemba, SCBWI Southern Breeze Illustration Coordinator, at elizabethdulemba at mac dot com by April 25th with the following information:
Size of framed illustration(s):
Name of accompanying book:
VOLUNTEERS will be needed to help set up and take down the show.
Friday, May 25th from 10:30 - 12:00 pm and again (or Thursday, 6:00 pm, tbd)
Sunday, June 10th from 1:00 - 2:00 pm.
It's a big job, but a fun one as we usually grab lunch too, so please let me know if you can help!
Elizabeth O. Dulemba
SCBWI Southern Breeze Illustration Coordinator: