Calling All Photographers!
Communities Collaborate for Focus 2010 Art Competition
Lakewood, OH—Beck Center for the Arts, in collaboration with Solon Center for the Arts, has announced Focus 2010, a photography competition bringing communities together through art.
Amateur photographers (adults and students) are eligible to submit their competition entries no later than April 10, 2010. The competition is juried with cash awards in all categories—people/portraits, architecture/cityscape, nature/landscape, animals, botanicals, macro, and “Best in Show.” Applications are available on the Beck Center website at www.beckcenter.org.
An opening ceremony, which is open to the public, will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2010, at the Solon Community Center at 35000 Portz Parkway. The FOCUS 2010 photography exhibition will be on display May 4 through May 23, 2010, at the Beck Center for the Arts, 17801 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood. For exhibition hours, call the Beck Center at 216.521.2540 ext. 10.
“This is our second year hosting the exhibition with our colleagues in Solon,” says Susan Gallagher, Beck Center associate director of Visual Arts. “The collaboration between these two exceptional arts organizations is key to the success of Focus 2010, a celebration of artistic talent in Northeast Ohio.”
Focus 2010 is presented by KeyBank with additional support from the Parks & Recreation departments of the cities of Aurora, Twinsburg, and Streetsboro. Programming at the Beck Center is provided by the generous support of Cox Communications, Ohio Arts Council, and Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.
Beck Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that offers professional theater productions on two stages, arts education programming in dance, music, theater, visual arts, early childhood, and creative arts therapies for special needs students, and gallery exhibits featuring local and regional artists.