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Recycled Arts Contest Rewards Thrifty Artists
Lansing, MI (April 1, 2011) Delphi, the source for art glass supplies and education, announces a new online art contest aimed at rewarding artists who are creating projects from recycled supplies. Entries will be accepted April 1 � 30, 2011 at DelphiGlass.com/pr/recycled-arts. Winners will be announced May 6.
Following its annual Art Glass Festival, Delphi has organized an online event to celebrate Earth Day and encourage artists to use old items in new and interesting ways.
Acceptable projects include anything in stained glass, fused glass, glass jewelry, flameworking, mosaics and ceramics that contains at least one recycled element. Ten winners will be chosen at random to receive the new Generation Green (G2) Bottle Cutter.
"We want to reward artists who are thoughtful of the environment," said Dan Daniels, president of Delphi. "And we hope this contest will encourage artists to give new life to forgotten items."
Delphi Glass Announces 20th Annual Art Competition
Lansing, MI (January 3, 2011) Delphi (https://www.delphiglass.com), art glass supplies and education since 1972, announces entry dates for its 20th Annual Art Glass Festival. Artisans can compete to win top prizes for their glasswork and share their creativity with others.
Every year in April, Delphi hosts its annual Art Glass Festival. Along with special classes and events throughout the month, the festival offers two very competitive art contests. The first is a juried show at their Lansing, MI creativity center. Artisans compete in a broad range of glass crafts. Winners are awarded hundreds of dollars worth of prizes, and all participants are invited to attend a private reception. All artwork is left on display for the entire month and is free for the public to view.
The second competition Delphi hosts takes place online. Delphi invites artists of all skill levels to share pictures of their finished projects on its website�s Artist Gallery. Winners receive prizes as well as recognition. There is also a People�s Choice award. Starting March 1st, everyone is asked to vote for their favorite project. This is Delphi�s eight year hosting an online version of its Art Glass Festival, each year it brings in thousands of projects from all parts of the world.
Delphi's online Art Glass Festival opens March 1st. Those interested are asked to visit www.DelphiGlass.com/AGF to submit their project. Entries to Delphi�s juried show must be hand delivered to their Lansing, MI location between February 18th and March 26th. See Delphi�s website for full details.
Delphi sponsors a variety of classes and events year long. Customers can learn from Delphi at its Lansing Creativity Center, online, or locally through its network of Elite Dealers. Visit www.DelphiGlass.com to learn more about Art Glass Festival and other upcoming events.
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