Final Call For Artists

| February 12, 2012
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The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues announced today its final call for artwork submissions for The 2012 Artists With Disabilities Art Exhibit. This exhibit, which runs from April 19 to June 15, at the Arundel Center in Annapolis, will feature 25 works of art. It provides an exciting opportunity for county residents with disabilities to showcase their talents. Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold, will kick off the exhibit with an Opening Night Reception on April 19.

Artists of all ages and disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are encouraged to submit artwork by Feb. 20. Up to three original works may be entered into the exhibit. Entry procedures and application forms are posted on the Disability Commission’s web site at www.aacounty.org/Aging/disabledAdults/CommDis.cfm. The entry also can be found at www.aacounty.org/aging in the Quick Links column on the right. For more information, e-mail 2012artistswithdisabilities@gmail.com

April Nyman, executive director of The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County; Lesley Bender, Exhibit Chair and member of the Arts Council Board of Directors; and Yumi Hogan, Arts Professor and also a member of the Arts Council Board of Directors, will judge all submitted artwork.

About The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues advises the County Executive and the County Council on the coordination and development of government policies, programs, and services for people with disabilities. For more information, you can contact the Commission at 410-222-4464 voice, or via TTY using Maryland Relay 7-1-1. You can also visit the Commission’s web site at www.aacounty.org/Aging/disabledAdults/CommDis.cfm

About The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, a.k.a. The Cultural Arts Foundation, works to create a strong financial support system for the entire spectrum of arts groups in the county. Through a partnership of public and private interests, it provides funding for music, dance, drama, and the visual arts. You can visit the Arts Council web site at www.annearundelartscouncil.org.

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