Pawtucket Foundation Prize Juried Exhibition
JURORS: Mim Fawcett, Executive Director of the Attleboro Arts Museum & Kenn Speiser, Sculptor, exhibit runs May1-June 24
The Pawtucket Foundation Prize $1000 and $250 Pawtucket Arts Collaborative Prize will be awarded. All media welcome. Open to all artists. $20 for one submission only on CD. Mail CD along with contact information and title, media, and size of artwork to: PAC 260 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860. Deadline for submission postmarked by April 13, 2011. Hand delivered work only upon acceptance.
JUROR BIOS: Mim Fawcett holds her BA in Graphic Design and Cinema from The State University of New York at Binghamton, and has also received a MFA in Graphic Design from Boston University. She trained in Life Drawing at New York City’s Art Student’s League, has exhibited at Boston’s Kingston Gallery, The Copley Society of Boston and other New England venues. Ms. Fawcett served as Art Director for Boston-based Scudder Funds and Waterline Publications before becoming the Sr. Art Director of Boston’s Keane, Inc., responsible for the development of visual/creative marketing for 16 years. In 2006 she joined the Attleboro Arts Museum as Executive Director in July 2006, delivering arts education and unique cultural experiences to visitors of all ages and backgrounds.
As a leader for the City of Attleboro’s Expo for the Senses and Winter Night Festivals and a partner in the City of Attleboro’s Big Read/National Endowment for the Arts literacy initiative, Ms. Fawcett recently is a Co-Coordinator of the Creative Impact Series, which provides career enriching panel discussions, workshops and networking forums to New England artists.
Kenn Speiser has had over a thirty-five year career living and working as an artist, sculptor, and printmaker in Providence, Rhode Island. With a degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, Speiser has an extensive background working on commissioned projects for corporations and public institutions from Miami, Florida to Boston, Massachusetts, and as far away as Finland. He exhibits in galleries and museums worldwide and is held in private collections. Visit his website at www.speisersculpture.com
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