Submissions of original artwork for use on posters for the 2016 Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk are being sought.
The poster art contest is being held by the University Heights Arts Association (UHAA), which will jury the competition.
It is free to enter your artwork and a prize of $100 will be awarded for first place. Additional prizes will be awarded to the second and third place winners. Anyone may enter.
The theme for this year’s competition is “The Beauty in our Backyard.” Painting, photography, drawing, illustration, mixed media and digital art will be considered.
Entries are due by Saturday Jan. 23, 2016.
The top 25 selected works will be exhibited in neighborhood venues including Buffalo and Lewiston from June 22 to July 28 as part of the UHAA Arts Crawl Partnering Program. Additional entries will be accommodated as space allows.
For more information, email the University Heights Arts Association at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (716) 833-6260.
The Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk, which showcases gardens in the University District of Buffalo and Eggertsville, will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16.