Cash prizes, poster for Capen Garden Walk offered in art competition

poster for Samuel Capen Garden Walk 2021
Photographer Andrea Burke’s “Bee Balm” was chosen for the poster for the 2021 Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk. Image courtesy University Heights Arts Association

The 2022 Beauty in Our Backyard Gardening Art Competition, produced by the University Heights Arts Association (UHAA), will offer three cash prizes.

In addition, the first place winner’s art will be used to create the official poster for the 2022 Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk.

The deadline for entries is Saturday, May 7.

Artwork, which must be original, may take the form of a painting, photograph, drawing, illustration, digital art or mixed media art.  Artists should keep their artwork clean, simple and easy to reproduce.  Clip art, pictures copied from magazines or other copyrighted images will not be accepted.

If working digitally, the final (print quality) art/photo must be 300 dpi at 20 united inches (10 x 10 or 8 x 12 in., etc.) or larger. 

The design should be able to accommodate text but should NOT include any text on the artwork.  Winners must make their art available for the exhibition. 

See more details here.

The Capen Garden Walk will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 in the University District of Buffalo, Eggertsville, Amherst and Tonawanda. The sixth annual Capen by Night will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. July 16.

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