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Wickford Art Association “Poetry & Art” Call to Poets
March 30, 2020 - March 31, 2020
One event on September 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm
Wickford Art Association (WAA) launches its 8th Annual Poetry & Art project with a Call to Poets, for one to three original poems based on the theme of Transition. These poems will be curated for inclusion in the Sept. 25–Oct. 18, 2020 Poetry & Art Exhibit at the WAA Gallery and for the 2020 Poetry & Art limited-edition book.
The Call for entries registration is from Feb. 14–April 1, 2020. All selected poets will incur a $45 Registration Fee and will receive a complimentary copy of the 2020 publication. All Guidelines, Submission Details and Registration Forms are available online at wickfordart.org/8th-annual-poetry-art-2/
The 2020 poetry jurist is Beth Ann Ryden. As in past years, WAA’s Poetry & Art publication will be submitted to the collection at The Poets House library—one of America’s premiere poetry libraries, in New York City.
SAVE the DATE: The 8th Annual Poetry & Art opening reception will be held Friday- Sept. 25, 2020 (6:30–8:30 p.m.) on the grounds of WAA’s Gallery in North Kingstown, R.I. The event will feature a live-read of all poems selected for the publication and exhibit, a private reception where poets and artists who create original works based on selected poetry will meet, the exhibit’s opening, and a public reception to follow.
The Wickford Art Association is a non-profit organization with over 450 members from Rhode Island and New England. The association hosts art shows and classes in its North Kingstown gallery and has produced the Wickford Art Festival every July since 1962. WAA is dedicated to educating, encouraging and inspiring artists and art lovers throughout the community.
Wickford Art Association gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday (11 a.m.–3 p.m.) and Sundays (noon–3 p.m.). For more information, call (401) 294-6840 or visit wickfordart.org