Local Artists and Patrons Invited to
SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day 2015
On March 21st from 1-4pm, at the Fountain Arts Center in Belmont, NY; The Belfast Organization for Artists and SheilaLynnK Art Studio will be hosting a local event to support the 8th Annual International SWAN (Support Women Artist Now) Day.
Open to visual and performing artists & advocates for the arts; this event is celebrated/hosted/acknowledged in diverse ways around the world from March 1st to April 30th. (This year the actual SWAN Day falls on March 28th.Local observation can be hosted anytime between these dates.)
Participants at OUR event are asked to wear something with a swan, bring a snack to share, creative ideas about how to celebrate this event locally in the future, and an image or article to share about one of their favorite women artists.
RSVP date: February 20, 2015. Suggested donation $5 at the door.
RSVP Here or On the FaceBook Event Page
SWAN Day T-shirts and other items for sale at the Women Arts Store
Not a local resident? Check out the Other SWAN Day 2015 Events list and locations.
Find BOFA on OUR BLOG or Facebook
The Amanda Nicole Curcio Scholarship has moved to the Allegany County Area Foundation
This Perpetual Scholarship still "benefits Belfast Central School students who reflect Amanda’s care and concern for others and display a solid academic record, with special consideration given to applicants showing an interest in creative writing and/or intent to pursue this at the college level.
BCS seniors and graduates may apply for the scholarship through ACAF’s regular online application, which will open on November 1.
This scholarship was originally created in 2007 and school-based before being moved to ACAF this summer.
Thanks to the Wellsville Sun for posting this update.
The Belfast Organization for Artists is a charitable community project of SheilaLynnK Art Studio at sheilalynnkart.com
Founder, Creator, FB Page Admin - Sheila L. Kalkbrenner
Events Coordinator, Founding Member, Artist - Kathy Garrison