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Monday, November 14, 2011

Calling All Artists...

As a glass artist and having friends who work in various mediums, I wanted to share this Call For Artists.  I hope some of us enter and wouldn't it be fun, if one of us won it?  This one touches lives.
Best of luck to you all.  -- Marcy


Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, located in beautiful Evergreen, Colorado, is proud to present our first annual competition to design our beloved Evergreen Angel™. Evergreen Fine Art is in its 20th year of designing the Hospice Angel. This year we are doing something exciting and opening it up as a contest for artists.

The Evergreen Angel™ is a cherished collectable known throughout the country. It is purchased for everything from births, celebrations, graduations; for mothers, fathers, daughters, sons, those who need hope and comfort; cancer survivors; as a memory keep- sake for a loved one. This little angel has come to symbolize strength, hope and celebration. It has touched so many universally and has benefited Hospice for over 20 years. This year we would like to give artists the opportunity to design the angel. After being selected, the design will be transferred into a mould and cast as a piece of fine sterling silver (or by special order, gold) to become a cherished collectable. All work is done in the United States.

Click Here for Online Info and Entry Form
Submission Guidelines: 

There is a non-refundable entry fee of $25.00 for each submission. 
All submissions must be legible drawings, showing as many views of the image as possible. 
All submissions must be provided as: 
1) jpegs on CD (72ppl, 10 x 12 image size) 
2) artists may submit images via email (limit image to 620 pixels on the longest side) to Evergreen Fine Art at, attention Evergreen Angel Competition OR 
3) mail your submission to Evergreen Fine Art, Attention: Evergreen Angel Competition, 3042 Evergreen Parkway, Evergreen, CO 80439. 

The gallery cannot accept submissions in person,
nor inquiries about the status of entries. 

The design should allow for a sterling silver angel as well as a sterling silver limited 
edition angel with a gemstone. Go to our website at and look 
under the Evergreen Angel tab to view previous angels. The finished angel will be 
1 inch tall and no more than ¾ inch wide at the base. Four millimeter gems are used 
in the limited edition angels. 

 Participants must be legal residents of the United States and cannot be employees or immediate family members of an employee of Southwest Art Magazine, 
FW Media, or Evergreen Fine Art Gallery. Participants must be 18 year of age or older 
at the time of submission. 

Winner Awards:
 The winner will garner national attention. angel
Southwest Art Magazine is a Sponsor of this competition. 
The winner of this competition will receive the following: 

The winning design will be unveiled at an Angel Tea 
September at the gallery on September 21, 2012 The 
winning Angel will be unveiled nationally on the Back Cover 
of the October 2012 Issue of Southwest Art Magazine
The artist will receive a Full Page award ad from 
Southwest Art Magazine
 (valued at 3,150.00) 

The winner will receive a $500.00 cash award price 

The winner will also receive six 2012 Evergreen Angels 
(three sterling silver and three sterling silver limited editions with gemstones). 

 your entry will not be returned to you and is for jurying purposes only. After the selection is completed all entries other than the winning entry will be destroyed. The rights to the winning image will belong to Evergreen Fine Art Gallery. In the event of similarity or duplication, earliest receipt shall prevail. 

Jurors: Editors, Southwest Art Magazine/ Owners, Evergreen Fine Art Gallery 

 January 31, 2012 
The winning Angel will be announced on the Evergreen Fine Art on April 1, 2012.

Contest Rules: All work must be original . Materials cannot violate trademarks, copyrights, and/or rights of privacy or publicity; applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations must be complied with; and rights of the materials must not have not been previously given to other people, organizations, or businesses. By submitting a design, entrant warrants and represents that the entry does not contain copyrighted, branded, and/or trademarked materials without written permission. If entries contain copyrighted, branded, and/or trademarked materials without proper written permission, they will be disqualified.
This contest is void where prohibited and is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Awards are nontransferable, not substitutable, nor redeemable, except at the sole discretion of Evergreen Fine Art Gallery.
Entrant indemnifies and holds Evergreen Fine Art Gallery, its officers, directors and agents harmless from any and all liability arising from, or relating to, the judging or handling of the design submitted and conducting , sponsoring and advertising the event. By entering the contest, entrant grants Evergreen Fine Art a royalty-free worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, and the designer's name and photograph in any media now existing or subsequently developed for any educational, promotional, publicity, exhibition, and all other standard purposes. Evergreen Fine Art Gallery will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.

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