Local artists will go brush-to-brush to compete for cash and other prizes during the Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown “Art-A-Thon” competition.
The event takes place during the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly 3rd Friday celebration in downtown Salisbury on May 18.
Student, amateur and professional artists will have four hours, from 3-7 p.m., to create their work live in front of those attending 3rd Friday events. Viewers select the artist whose work they like best. Winners are announced at 7:30 p.m.
Check-in and setup begin at 1 p.m. Artists must bring their own supplies. Drop cloths, tables and chairs are provided. Entries may be comprised of any material that is not hazardous, illegal or damaging to the provided space.
SU Art Galleries sponsors the competition. Interested artists must sign up by Tuesday, May 15, at www.surartgalleries.org.
Entrants should include two to five images of past work in jpg format, at a resolution no higher than two megabytes per file, along with a brief description of their art and what they plan to create during the event.