A Call to Artists
This is a call for artists to submit work for inclusion in "The Art of Clara Barton" exhibition. In commemoration of the one hundredth observance of Clara Barton's death, the theme of this year's show will be the legacy of Clara Barton. The artwork may pertain to any part of Clara Barton's life, work, or legacy.
Theme: The Legacy of Clara Barton
Any 2-D medium may be submitted for consideration
No larger than 18" X 24" either landscape or portrait
Artwork must be ready to hang
Pastels, pencil, charcoal, or delicate works must be framed under glass
Artwork must remain on public display from September 1-October 31, 2012
Sale of artwork during this exhibition is not permitted
Each artist may submit up to two pieces of art for consideration
Artists must drop off and pick up their artwork at Clara Barton National Historic Site
How to Submit:
Submit a clear color photograph or digital image of the artwork for consideration by August 12, 2012. Photographs will not be returned. Do not submit original artwork at this time. Include the dimensions of the work, with frame, along with the artist's name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
The National Park Service will determine which submissions will be included in the exhibition by August 17, 2012. Artists will be contacted concerning their submissions by August 17, 2012. Artists must be available to drop off the chosen artwork between August 18-24, 2012, and pick up their artwork between November 1-9, 2012, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Contact us by mail: Clara Barton National Historic Site, 5801 Oxford Road, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812
By e-mail: email@example.com
By phone: 301-320-1410
Did You Know?
Clara Barton is probably the most famous American nurse who was never a real nurse. She cared for wounded soldiers in the Civil War and as President of the American Red Cross she organized over 18 relief efforts, but she was a former school teacher and government clerk.