Thursday, February 19, 2015

Around Contest!

WAS Members have been invited to participate in a local art contest that challenges us to share peace and hope through our art.
Let your light shine!  
Our / Dance4Art Contest!
clip_image002Theme: With the social unrest that is happening in our world – the Middle East, Africa, Europe and United States, for most this signals that times are changing. If you could use art as a way to shed some warmth on people’s lives, What would you as the artist create? Using either Acrylic, Oil, or Watercolor, represent how “The brush is mightier than the sword.”
Entry is open to ages 15+
Submission info: Contestant may either 1. Drop their works of art at our studio (Dance4Art) or 2. Upload it to our website, Dance4Art, or 3. Email a PDF or JPG image of the artwork to: AND editor@aroundwellington.comThey will all be judged the same!  Please include your: name, mailing address, email address, phone number and name of the artwork when submitting.**
Deadline: The deadline for submissions is Friday, Feb. 27th.  Winners will be announced on under “Contest” on March 1st.
Winner Info:
1st place:
  • $100 Jerry’s Artarama Gift Card
  • Free Art Class for (3x)
2nd place:Soho Acrylic Painting Set, 1 Free Art Class for two, 16 ounce bottle of Artisan Brush Cleaner
Complete acrylic painting set includes:
  • 24, 21ml tubes of SoHo Urban Artist Acrylic Colors
  • 1, 100ml bottle each of Gloss and Gel Mediums
  • 9 SoHo paint brushes
  • 5 plastic palette knives
  • 5-pack of 12 x 16″ SoHo Painting Boards
  • 30-sheet 12 x 16″ disposable paper palette pad
  • 1 double plastic palette cup
  • 1 “Basics of Acrylic Painting” DVD
  • 1 walnut-finish Van Gogh Table Easel
3rd place: 1 Free Art Class
  • 5 Soho Urban Artist Acrylic
  • 4 quality brushes
  • 2, 11”x14″ Artist Canvas Panel
  • 2, 9″x12″ Artist Canvas Panel
  • 2, 8″x10″ Artist Canvas Panel
  • 8 ounce Artisan Brush Cleaner

Sponsors Information
(Professional Fine Arts Classes)
Dance4Art offer’s over 18+ fine arts classes for people of all ages. If you’re a first time artist, beginner or advanced artist, our classes are geared to meet you where your currently at as an artist and to help improve your craftsmanship. We offer full length art classes and demonstrations, for Toddler’s, Kids, Teens, Adult and Art Therapy for disabled.  Our classes cover a large array on how to draw, paint and sculpt. Also, we’re the only art center in Palm BeachCounty that provides Art Therapy classes for both Kids & Adults facing depression, anxiety, lost of a love one, and recovery patients through music therapy and personal 1 on 1 discussion. We’re the official fine Arts instructor for the City of West Palm Beach, Mandel Public Library. If your looking for a center for your kids to play, learn, and use their imagination more often visit Dance4Art today!
11586 Pierson Rd
Wellington Fl, 33414
Suite L9-L10
Website: or Phone: 561-795-7036
Jerry’s Artarama of West Palm Beach
Jerry’s Artarama has been in business since 1968, and they currently have 20 Art Stores (and growing) across the US. Passionate about the arts and local artists, Jerry’s Artarama of West Palm Beach is a one-stop shop for artists. They have over 17,000 sq. feet of fine art supplies to accommodate every artist’s need at the lowest prices available. They offer demonstrations, classes, and yearly in-store art contest/ giveaways. If you’re interested in the arts, a beginner or advanced artist, stop by and check out their full range of fine art supplies. They have knowledgeable, kind and friendly staff  - guaranteed to have you coming back for more! Jerry’s Artarama is truly the “Candy store for Artists.”
Jerry’s Artarama
Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL33409
(In the Office Depot plaza, behind the Pizza Hut on the north hand side of the road) 
As a special to everyone who wishes to participate in the art contest, from February 16th – 28th, we’re offering 10% OFF the total price for all 12 sessions on any class. Not applicable for those using the pay half now/half later system or Independent Study and Open Studio classes.
Call Anthony at Dance4Art with any questions about this contest. 561-795-7036.  Good luck to all!  
For these guidelines also see “” contest page.

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