Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens offers $200 prize for artwork to use on cover

Black Rock Riverside Tour Gardens poster 2013
Poster for Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens 2013. Image courtesy Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens

The Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens Committee is seeking original artwork to use on the cover of their beautiful 12-page color map guide, as well as on posters  and other promotional materials, including T-shirts.

The winning artist will receive a $200 cash prize.

The deadline for submission is Wednesday, April 30.

The artwork can be a painting, drawing, illustration or mixed media work and should be related to a garden landscape with statuary, an arbor or water feature in it.

The contest is open to all individuals, all ages, and all skill levels.

The artwork can be dropped off at the Riverside Review, 215 Military Rd., Buffalo, NY 14207 during business hours.

Get official rules and application form at the Tour of Gardens website or by calling Councilmember Golombek’s office at (716) 851-5116.

The tenth annual Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, along with the Sixth Annual Starry Night Garden Tour from 8 to 10 p.m. the same day.

To have your garden on the walk, submit your application by June 5. Get the application form at the Tour of Gardens website and mail it to BRRGNPA Tour of Gardens, PO Box 686, Buffalo, NY 14207, or fax it to 877-8742.

We’ll have more information on all the upcoming garden walks in future weeks. The National Garden Festival will run from June 21 to Aug. 2.

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