Charlie Steps Out – Thursday, February 27th, 6:30 pm

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Portugal – The Algarve by Enid Cutler

An Evening of Fine Art

Thursday, February 27th at 6:30 PM

in the Bear Gallery

We invite you for a delightful evening fundraiser of live music, hors d’oeuvres and a wonderful opportunity to purchase fabulous works of art.
Tickets are $15.00 per person and are available at the Bear Gallery during normal working hours
or call: 456-6485 ext 226

We’ll see you there!

Now accepting nominations for the 2014 Interior Mayors’ Awards for the Arts

Alaska’s Interior Mayors and the Fairbanks Arts Association are soliciting nominations for the Mayor’s Awards for the Arts. This event is a wonderful way to acknowledge fellow community members for their hard work and dedication to the arts.

DEADLINE:
Monday, March 31, 2014 by 6pm

All nominations will be reviewed by a committee of Fairbanks Arts Association. Nominations must be postmarked, hand-delivered to the FAA office, or emailed to the address below no later than March 31, 2014 by 6pm.

Eligibility:
Awards are open to all individuals or groups, residing in the Interior of Alaska who have made significant contributions to contemporary and/or traditional arts within Alaska’s Interior. A person who receives an award is not eligible to receive the same award within the next four years; they may be nominated for a different category within that time frame. Fairbanks Arts Association staff are not eligible to be nominated or nominate awardees. Panel members may not nominate, nor judge family members. Fairbanks Arts Association may decide not to award in any category if there is a lack of eligible candidates.

Categories of Awards:
Arts and Leadership Award: recognizes individuals or organizations that have contributed to the promotion of the arts in the Interior.

Volunteer Award: recognizes individuals or organizations, whose support of the arts through volunteer service, has made a significant impact on the arts in the Interior.

Arts Advocacy Award: recognizes individuals or organizations who champion the arts with advocacy that supports the development of arts programming within the Interior.

Youth Arts Award: recognizes individuals (regardless of age) or organizations whose efforts advance arts among young people.

Lifetime Achievement Award: recognizes a lifetime of endeavors in the field of arts.
How to complete a winning nomination:

Fill out the nomination form and submit up to a 300 word essay. Essays should specifically and concisely address how the individual or organization has helped the Arts in the Interior of Alaska in one of the five categories of awards. Assume judges know nothing about the nominee or organization. http://fairbanksarts.org/events/2014-interior-mayors-awards-for-the-arts/

Nominations must be hand delivered, postmarked or emailed to digitalfaa@gmail.com by March 31, 2014- (hand deliver entries to Fairbanks Arts Association, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way). Mailed to PO Box 72786, Fairbanks, AK 99707. Award recipients will be notified by May 7, 2014. Time and date of Award Ceremony TBA.

FOR MORE INFO: Contact Jill Shipman at 907.456-6485 ext. 222 or visit http://www.fairbanksarts.org

CALL FOR ENTRIES- The 8th F3 Fairbanks Film Festival! – Deadline March 15th

2014 F3 Prospectus-title only

This is the 8th Fairbanks Film Festival – a juried survey of moving image arts by independent film and video makers, including both amateurs and students. The panel of Film Jurors will consider the technical and creative merit of the work and choose a winner in each category. Screenplays will have a single juror. The jurors will be chosen from industry professionals, artists, and university faculty (statewide) to ensure the broadest spectrum of critical appraisal for the competition.

Categories: Feature (Over 40 min.), Documentary (Nonfiction, any length), Short (Under 40 minutes), Music Video (any length), Animation (any length) Screenplays (any length), & Under 18 (Any length.)

DEADLINE: Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 6 PM.

Entries must be hand delivered or postmarked by March 1, 2014- (hand deliver entries to Fairbanks Arts Association, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way). Mailed to PO Box 72786, Fairbanks, AK 99707, Postmarked by March 15, 2014.
Official selections screened and winners announced at the F3 Fairbanks Film Festival April 18, 2014 at 7pm, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts Theater, Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way.

ENTRY FEES:
Mail/Hand deliver F3 Prospectus/ Registration Form with your DVD and entry fee: $5.00 K-12, $10.00 Adult (Pay by money order or check payable to Fairbanks Arts Association)
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Jill Shipman at 907.456-6485 ext. 222 or visit http://www.fairbanksarts.org

2014 F3 Prospectus downloadable PDF

Statewide Poetry Contest – Extended Deadline March 1st, 2014

Fairbanks Arts Association is Seeking Entries for our

20th Annual Statewide Poetry Contest!

EXTENDED DEADLINE IS MARCH 1ST, 2014

Divisions & Awards
Adult                                                      1st Place $150 | 2nd Place $100 | 3rd Place $50
High School                                         1st Place $100 | 2nd Place $50 | 3rd Place $25
Elementary & Middle School         1st Place $50 | 2nd Place $30 | 3rd Place $15

Entry Fee:
Grade, Middle and High School:     $3 per poem or $10/four poems.
Adults:     $4 per poem or $13/four poems.
For Complete Guidelines: 2014 Annual Statewide Poetry Contest Flyer

The Fairbanks Arts Association Literary Arts Committee holds an Annual Statewide Poetry Contest. The purpose of the contest is to encourage, publicize, and reward the writing of high quality poetry. Winners of the contest will be announced in mid-February and then are invited to read at the March Literary Reading in the Fairbanks Arts Associations Bear Gallery.

Open to Alaska residents only.

No more than four poems per poet may be submitted.

All poems must be original and not previously published.

Each must be typed or formatted to an 8 1/2 x 11 inch sheet of paper and may not exceed 100 lines in length.

A separate cover page should include name, address, phone and division, as well as the titles of all poems submitted.  AUTHOR’S NAME SHOULD NOT APPEAR ON ANY POEMS.

DIGITAL SUBMISSIONS: Submissions may be e-mailed to digitalfaa@gmail.com and fees will be accepted via the phone, mail or in person. Submissions will not be entered without payment of fees.

 

Cancelled Due to Weather – Charlie Steps Out 1/23/14

Dear Friends of Fairbanks Arts Association,
Due to hazardous road conditions caused by the warm weather and rain, we are cancelling the Charlie Steps Out fundraiser event previously scheduled for this evening. Pioneer Park and the Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts building will close at 3 pm today.
We greatly appreciate your interest in the event. We are tentatively rescheduling the event to Thursday, February, 27, 2014. Please stay tuned
as we will be sending out more information with confirmation on the alternate date.
Thank you so much for you understanding and please be safe out on the roads!
Please note that tickets for this festive evening can still be purchased for $15.00 per person and are available at the Bear Gallery during normal working hours or call: 456-6485 ext 223.
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Charlie Steps Out 

Charlie Steps Out Promo - A Raven's Journey by Martin OliverRaven’s Journey by Marvin Oliver

An Evening of Fine Art

Thursday, January 23rd at 6:30 PM

in the Bear Gallery

We invite you for a delightful evening fundraiser of live music, hors d’oeuvres and a wonderful opportunity to purchase fabulous works of art.
Tickets are $15.00 per person and are available at the Bear Gallery during normal working hours
or call: 456-6485 ext 223

We’ll see you there! 

Calling All Artists!

Patterns of Influence: Golden Memories

Celebrating Fairbanks North Star Borough’s 50th Anniversary

Juried Visual Art Exhibit
Fairbanks Arts Association invites artists to interpret and submit art for the Bear Gallery’s 2014 themed exhibit, Golden Memories. The 2014 Patterns of Influence exhibit will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fairbanks North Star Borough. This show will be guest-juried by two members of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly. Exhibit prospectus is available at the Bear Gallery or online here: Patterns Influence 2014
OPEN TO FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
Wood • Ivory • Clay • Glass • Metal • Stone • Sculpture • Mixed-Media • Fiber • Skins
 Photography • Original Prints • Drawing • Painting • Watercolor • Pastel • Video
AWARDS: Juror’s Choice $125 • Second Place $100 • Third Place $75 • Honorable Mentions
INTAKE: Friday & Saturday, January 10, 11 12-6 PM
              Sunday, January 12, 12-5 PM
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, January 17, 2014 5-7 PM- Awards will be presented by Mayor Luke Hopkins at 6 PM.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Jess Peña at 907.456.6485 ext. 226