Paul Krekorian Announces Art Contest to Commemorate Genocide Centennial
Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
Art Contest submission begin NOW
Call for Submissions Begin NOW
LOS ANGELES- Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian on Tuesday
announced an Art Contest to commemorate the upcoming April 2015
centennial of the Armenian Genocide.
The call for submissions invites all artists and aspiring artists to
produce and present original paintings, drawings, photos and digital
art inspired by the 100th anniversary of the genocide. The submission
deadline is Feb. 15.
PRIZE: The winning artwork will be displayed on Los Angeles Dept. of
Transportation buses for one month.
`Art has always been central to the Armenian community,’ said Paul
Krekorian. `This contest is a way to honor the history of the genocide
and to highlight the promise of our future. I hope artists and
students who care about human rights will participate and help
commemorate the Armenian people’s resilience.’
Suggested Themes For Centennial Art
Art Contest Rules
Submission Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Limit of one submission per person.
Must be original, unpublished art inspired by the 100th anniversary of
the Armenian Genocide.
Paintings, drawings, photos and digital art accepted. No sculpture or
large format pieces.
Send art to Councilmember Krekorian: 200 N. Spring St., Room 435, Los
Angeles, CA 90012
Email digital art or photos of art to: [email protected]
Additional submission guidelines will be posted at cd2.lacity.org
Please include your name, address, contact information and title of your work.
A 8.5Ãƒ – 14Â³ poster advertising the contest is attached to this email.
Twitter hashtag to use is #CentennialArt.
Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, is chairman of the
Budget and Finance Committee, and represents Council District 2, which
includes North Hollywood, Studio City, Valley Village and other
communities in the east San Fernando Valley. In 2009, Krekorian became
the first Armenian-American to be elected to the City Council.