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Pro-loco Art Competition 2017

The 2017 Pro Loco Art Competition is now closed

This year sees the 38th Pro Loco Competition held in Matlock Bath. The competition is open to all age groups.

The main rule of the competition is that the finished piece must depict a scene or artefact of Matlock Bath.

All entrants must register to enter using the on line entry form below or by requesting a paper copy of the entry form from the Clerk.

The competition closes on Thursday 31st August 2017.

All finished work will need to be 'dropped off' at a central location in Matlock Bath (location to be confirmed in due course) no later than Sunday 3rd September 2017.

All work will be displayed on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September 2017 in the Pump Room of the Pavilion, where members of the public will be invited to vote for their favourite. Voting will open at 1.00 pm-4.00 pm.

Prizes will be awarded as follows:

Adult (17 and above) - 1st Prize - £150, 2nd Prize - £100, 3rd Prize - £50.

Junior Artist - Aged 4-7 and Aged 8-11 - prizes awarded in the form of gift vouchers.

Young Artist (Aged 12-16)- prizes will be awarded in the form of gift vouchers.

"Best Villager Prize - £50 - this will be awarded to a resident of Matlock Bath

Most Artistic, Innovative Design - £50

Parish Council Award - £50 - voted for by Matlock Bath Parish Council.

Highly Commended - £25 - selected by the Parish Council for entering something different or special.

The finished piece can be in a variety of media - including textiles, 3D, embroidery, ceramics - as well as drawing an painting - you can even do a collage! We will also accept entries using digital art. Entrants choosing this media, must show that they have used the same sort of skill as traditional approaches. We would not accept the 'one click' solution whereby the software is doing all the work. If you have any queries regarding this approach, please contact the Clerk - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07914 420545.

All entrants will be asked to submit a short paragraph on how they achieved their finished piece, ie what materials and techniques they have used as well as a photograph of the work (to be used on our website).

The rules of the competition are attached - please ensure you read these rules prior to entering.

Should you have any queries regarding this competition, please contact the Clerk - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07914 420545.

To register please fill in the form below.

Pro-loco Art Competition Entry Form 2017

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Next Parish Council Meeting

Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 7.00 pm

at The New Bath Hotel
All Welcome
Click here to see Agenda

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