Call to Artists – Painted Violin Project 2014

Painted Violin Project 2014!

Call for Artists!

We supply the violin, you supply the artistry.
Benefit young musicians by transforming an unplayable instrument into a work of art. 






 

A maximum of TEN artists will be chosen to produce Painted Violins for the 2014 Painted Violin Project for Youth Orchestras of Fresno.

Winning violins will tour Central Valley galleries for three months and will be auctioned with great fanfare on May 24, 2014.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS OUR ONLINE PAINTED VIOLIN 2014 ARTIST APPLICATION FORM.

If using snailmail, please send completed hardcopy application to:

Youth Orchestras of Fresno Artist Application
444 West Shaw, Fresno, CA 93704

Painted Violins 2014 Timeline:

  • November 18, 2013:  Application deadline
  • December 1, 2013: Finalists announced
  • February1, 2014: Completed violins returned to Youth Orchestras
  • February, March, April, May 2014: Display of painted violins at galleries Valley-wide
  • May 24, 2014: Painted Violin Auction!
  • May 25, 2014: JOY Project/Beethoven Nine Concert!

Theme: Ode to Joy!
Applicants whose art best exemplifies a fusion of music and joy will be favored. Painted Violins this year are part of our JOY Project!

Method: 

Complete application form (online or hardcopy), sketch your design (click HERE for violin-shape sketch page), submit (online or via snailmail).
Limitations: None! Submit as often as you like.
Artists of all ages/backgrounds are welcome.

 

Here’s a look at what happened last year: PAINTED VIOLIN PROJECT 2013

 
 

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