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Call to Artists: The Art of Oscar! Members Event and Open Competition

How does Oscar Hammerstein inspire you? Is it his music, his plays, his farm, his humanitarian work, his passion for justice and community? Something else?
Join the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County and Highland Farm
for the Art of Oscar, a unique celebration and competition. Artists are
invited to create works inspired by Oscar Hammerstein’s life, his music,
his service, and his home, and submit them for awards, exhibition, and
sale at Highland Farm in May.

The Art of Oscar is open to all visual artists ages 16 and older. The top 100 selected pieces will
be included in the exhibition and sale, featuring the work of 80 adult artists and 20 student artists.

Professional artists/jurors will award prizes for outstanding accomplishments in the visual arts.
1st Prize “The Oscar” $500
2nd Prize $300
3rd Prize $100
2 Honorable Mention Awards $50

April 1 Deadline for online registration for The Art of Oscar

May 1 Deadline for digital artwork images to
May 15 Artwork drop off at Highland Farm, 4-7 pm
May 16 ACCBC members’ and exhibiting artists’ reception, 5-7:30 pm
May 17 Pre-sale event for Hammerstein donors, 5-7:30 pm
May 18 Public Art Exhibition and Sale, noon-4pm / Artwork pick-up at 4 pm

Participating artists will create a 2-D or 3-D work of art in any visual arts medium inspired
by the life and work of Oscar Hammerstein or by the beauty of Highland Farm. To that end,
participating artists are invited to spend time on Highland Farm (indoors and out) on March 9
from noon to 4 pm (rain date March 10, noon to 4 pm) for the purpose of photographing and/
or sketching in preparation for the creation of original artworks. Please note that Highland
Farm is private property; artist visits for the purpose of this event are restricted to that weekend.
Highland Farm is located at 70 East Road in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.


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