For Immediate Release: 8/24/09
For more information:
(605) 394-4101 x212 or x200
(605) 394-6139 x2243
Who: All Ages, FREE and open to the public
What: Dunn Writing Contest
When: Contest deadline Oct 8 @ 4pm
Where: The Dahl Arts Center’s Senator Stan Adelstein + Lynda Clark Gallery at 713 Seventh Street (across from the library)
Why: To highlight and encourage creative writing in our community and showcase the artwork of Harvey Dunn.
We're looking for writing that is inspired by one of these elements:
• Art in South Dakota
• Animals in Art
• The Human Story in Art
The Dahl Arts Center and High Plains Writers invite you to participate in a writing program inspired by the artwork of Harvey Dunn.
A total of $200 is available for the most creative writers in two awards in each of two age groups.
Inspiration is FREE! Participants can enjoy free admission to the Dahl galleries to view the Harvey Dunn | Selected Works exhibit (just mention you are visiting as a contestant) or refer to images on the Dahl website at www.thedahl.org or visit highplainswriters.blogspot.com for complete contest info.
Young authors are encouraged to participate. All entries will be divided with special awards for youth participants.
Contest Deadline Oct 8 @ 4pm
1. Authors are limited to one entry per category.
2. All forms may enter - essay, poetry, short story, etc - with limitations:
a. Entries may not exceed 2 pages.
b. Poems should not exceed 75 lines.
3. Authors are required to indicate whether they are 16 and Over or Under 16 on each entry.
4. All entries must include contact information on the right corner of the first page.
5. Submit entries by Oct 8 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or Rapid City Public Library
attn: Jason Walker
610 Quincy Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
6. Judging performed by High Plains Writers and Dahl Arts Center appointees and is not subject for review. Awards ceremony will be held at the Dahl Arts Center on Oct. 15 from 4:30 - 6:00pm
Dahl Arts Center | 713 7th Street | 605.394.4101| www.thedahl.org
The Dahl Arts Center is a municipal facility and receives support from the Rapid City Arts Council, City of Rapid City, Allied Arts Fund, and the South Dakota Arts Council through the Department of Tourism and State Development, and the National Endowment for the Arts.