Dear Art Beat Artist,
We are pleased to share information about this year’s upcoming Art Beat with you. Art Beat 2010 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 28 from 10 am to 6 pm (tentative time) on the streets and sidewalks of downtown South Bend. Art Beat is a free community-wide celebration of the cultural arts open to all. Registration for Art Beat will open by mid April and will similar to 2009. More details will be posted online soon- we are currently updating the website.
Please note that the Art Beat steering committee is now accepting entries for the design of the annual Art Beat Commemorative Print. The 18”x24” Commemorative Print will be used in all Art Beat 2010 collateral materials such as the event program, promotional posters, postcards and billboards. The Commemorative Print artwork must represent the mission of Art Beat.
The artwork contest is open to students (9th grade through College) as well as adult artists. Artists living in the following counties are eligible to submit entries for this competition: St. Joseph, Elkhart, LaPorte, Marshall and Starke counties in Indiana and Berrien and Cass counties in Michigan.
Deadline for submitting artwork is May 14, 2010. All entries will be judged by the Art Beat Steering Committee and the winning entrant will receive a $250 cash prize and certificate. The winning entrant will be notified by May 24, 2010. Design credit will be displayed on all Art Beat collateral materials. The application and guidelines are attached.
Downtown South Bend, Inc.
217 S. Michigan Street
South Bend, IN 46601