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Lee County Centennial Art and Literature in Tandem
 

Lee County Centennial Art Exhibition
Contact:  Isabel H. Lawrence
2116 Lakeland Drive
Sanford, North Carolina  27330
919-774-6666; ihlawrence@alltel.net

 

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Charlotte G. Hall Poetry Contest

 
Call for Poetry Entries

Following the announcement of the results of the Lee County Centennial Juried Art Exhibition, the Lee County Arts Council (LCAC) will issue a call for poems (available 2/1/07) about the winning art entries.  Photographs of the artworks will be provided, and entrants will select one or more as subjects.

Adult Contest:
Entry Fee:  $15.00 per entry (checks in favor of LCAC)
Length:  maximum of 50 lines per poem (not including title of poem and title of painting)
Deadline:  March 15, 2007
Format:  computer-generated (or typed); 4 copies of each entry; plain font (Times New Roman, 12 pt. preferred), plain paper
Adjudication (by non-local judges) blind—Submit a cover sheet with poet’s name and address, titles of the poems (to be different from the names of the chosen paintings), and a short bio (50 words maximum).  Do not put your name on the entries, but do title your poem(s) and provide the name of the art work(s) chosen.
Prizes:  First ($500), Second ($300), Third ($100); five Honorable Mentions

Student Contest (Grades 9-12):
Entry Fee:  Free (one poem); additional entries ($5.00 per poem; checks in favor of LCAC)
Length:  maximum of 50 lines per poem (not including title of poem and title of painting)
Deadline:  March 15, 2007
Format:  computer-generated (or typed); 4 copies of each entry; plain font (Times New Roman, 12 pt. preferred), plain paper
Adjudication (by members of LCAC) blind—Submit a cover sheet with poet’s name and address, titles of the poems (to be different from the names of the chosen paintings), and a short bio (50 words maximum).  Do not put your name on the entries, but do title your poem(s) and provide the name of the art work(s) chosen.
Prizes:  First ($100), Second ($50), Third ($25); five Honorable Mentions

LCAC will host a reception for the poets and the selected artists and a reading by the poets.  Winning poems and Honorable Mentions, with copies of the winning art, will be published in In Celebration of the 2007 Centennial of Lee County:  A Collection of Historical Articles and Creative Works.

To receive information on the poetry competition, send an SASE to LCAC, P.O. Box 2615, Sanford, NC  27331-2615.  Phone:  (919) 774-6139.  E-mail:  leecoarts@wave-net.net.

Art Contest Winners

Poetry Contest Application