CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

March 6, 2019                                                                                                                                                                                             

Contact: Megan Shimada, Recreation & Community Services Supervisor

Recreation and Community Services – (562) 430-1073

Call for Artists – Weekend of Art in Los Alamitos

(Los Alamitos, CA) – CALLING ALL ARTISTS! The Los Alamitos Recreation & Community Services Department and the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Commission are excited to announce the return of the 4th Annual Weekend of Art in Los Alamitos. Mark your calendar and don’t miss this creative and exciting event!

The exhibition will open to the public on Friday, March 22 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 23 from 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. The event will include an art exhibition for all ages, children’s art activities, arts and crafts booths, live performances, and an awards ceremony. Awards will be given in the following divisions for visual artists:

Mayor’s Award: 1st place

Curator’s Award: 1st place

Commissioner’s Award: 1st place

Art Educator’s Award: 1st place

People’s Choice Award: 1st place

Most Artistic School in the Los Alamitos Unified School District: 1st place

 

Two Dimensional Awards:

Elementary Division (Pre-K-5th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

Middle School Division (6th-8th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

High School Division (9th-12th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

Adult (High School Graduate+) Division Awards: 1st-3rd place

 

Three Dimensional Awards:

Elementary Division (Pre-K-5th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

Middle School Division (6th-8th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

High School Division (9th-12th grade) Awards: 1st-3rd place

Adult (High School Graduate+) Division Awards: 1st-3rd place

 

This event is FREE to the public and welcomes all skill levels and ages! Winning artists will receive a gift card to the Art Supply Warehouse in Westminster, a certificate signed by the Mayor, and an award ribbon. First place winners receive a $100 gift card, 2nd place winners receive a $50 gift card, and 3rd place winners receive $25 gift card. If you or someone you know would like to participate as a visual artist, performing artist, or an arts & crafts vendor, please visit www.cityoflosalamitos.org/recreation for more information. For questions, please contact the Recreation and Community Services Department at (562) 430-1073.

The City thanks Ganahl Lumber, Wahoo’s in Los Alamitos, Forest Lawn, and the Art Supply Warehouse in Westminster for their contributions to the event!

 

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