Art Gone Wild; BREC to host art contest

Art Gone Wild; BREC to host art contest
All About Animals
Monday, October 17, 2011 - 2:01pm

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce their first art contest. The Zoo invites artists of all ages and experience levels to paint whatever furry, feathered or scaly creature inspires them most.

Their facebook fans will vote for the winners, and artists’ families and friends will also have the opportunity to vote for their favorite art in each category in person during ZooLights, the Zoo’s new holiday event.

There are four categories; children (12 and under), juniors (13-18), Novice (beginners and non-professionals), and advanced (considerable experience to professional).

Artwork to be entered must be 2-D and drawn/painted entirely “by hand.”Acceptable media are oil, acrylic, oil pastel, soft pastel, water media, dry media (such as soft pastel, pencil, colored pencil, ink, charcoal etc.) or hand-pulled prints. No digitally enhanced or created artwork, no giclees and no photography will be accepted. Size: maximum size accepted is 18” x 24”.

All Zoo and Aquarium subject matter is eligible. Preference for grand prize winner will be given to artwork of animals currently on exhibit.

For more information you can visit the Zoo's website here.

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