Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Next Tour: FOUND at Alexander County Library

Art of Poetry Catawba Valley melds art and writing in the form of ekphrastic poetry throughout the Unifour. Our next tour will be at Alexander County Library in Taylorsville, NC exploring collective artworks and photography for FOUND – Art of Community. The exhibit will display through the months of June and July 2019.
Works will be available to peruse Friday, June 7 after 5 pm. The public is invited for an Art After Hours reception for the exhibit on Friday, June 21 from 6-7:30 pm. For other hours at the library, visit alexanderlibrary.org.
To submit, simply go to Alexander County Library and write poems about the works on exhibit. The submission deadline is midnight, July 7, 2019.  Readings will be July 13, 2019 beginning at 2 pm in the library.
Selected poetry will be posted beside the artworks for this tour at Alexander County Library.
Submissions should:
-include name of the artist and the title of the inspiring work
-be typed in the body of an email (please send attachments if line breaks do not translate)
-be sent to Melissa Hager at
-Art of Poetry CV will use no more than 3 poems per individual poet
-Art of Poetry CV reserves the right to decline work that may not be appropriate in content. Poems that are overtly political or religious in nature, or poems that are not appropriate for all ages, will not be considered for this program.
Approximately 20 poems will be selected to be read by the author (or substitute reader) at the reading. After the reading, with permission of the poet and artist, poems will be posted on the Art of Poetry Catawba Valley website at http://www.artofpoetrycv.blogspot.com
The reading is free and open to the public.

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