Healthcare Resource: October!

It is hard to believe we are already planning for October when we are not yet even in to July but the way that time flies here, it will be here before we know it! As many know, October is always our Breast Cancer Awareness Month with numerous events and activities. Several years ago San Javier Hospital initiated an Art Contest which has become wildly popular. The amount of submissions and the talent of the folks submitting is amazing! With this heads up, this provides plenty of time for those creative juices to get started! Here are the rules!
“Fight Against Breast Cancer” is the theme and anyone may participate.
Only one work may be presented per participant.
CATEGORIES:
• Drawing: Junior (6 to 15 years old) | Adults (16+)
• Painting: Junior (6 to 15 years) | Adults (16+)
• Video: Junior (14 to 17 years old) | Adults (18+)
• Sculpture: Adults (18+)
JUDGES:
The judges will be composed of 6 people from different areas and chosen by Hospital San
Javier, without making it known until the day of the event, will be local artists.
TOPIC:
“Fight Against Breast Cancer”. Any other subject will be disqualified.
RECEIVING OF ART
The artworks must be delivered before Friday, October 4, 2019 to the Public Relations area of
Hospital San Javier Marina from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
And Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FORMATS:
DRAWING:
• One sheet of opaline white letter size (21.50 x 28 cm)
• Any orientation (vertical or horizontal)
• Free technique (watercolor, chalk, crayon, etc.)
If the sheet exceeds the letter size it must be framed (single frame without glass).
*Deliver drawing on paper shell painted pink with a margin that protrudes by 2 cm.
PAINTING:
Only in the following sizes:
• 25 cm x 30 cm
• 30 cm x 40 cm
• 40 cm x 50 cm
• 50 cm x 60 cm
Any orientation (vertical or horizontal)
Free technique (watercolor, oil, pencil, etc.)* Only paint on canvas in frame will be accepted.
SCULPTURE:
• The technique will be free, (Clay, clay, paste, etc.).
* At the end of the award, the sculptures will be returned immediately.
VIDEO:
• It must be original attached to the topic with a duration maximum 3 minutes and
Delivered on a USB.
* The videos will be shown to the public, it is requested not to provide disturbing images.
LABEL:
All works must be delivered with a label with the following information:
• Title of the work
• Full name
• Age
• Phone number
• Email
*Describe the meaning of your work on a printed page.
FINALISTS
A review and pre-selection of the works will be made by the judges, choosing finalists they will be presenting during the awards at Galerias Vallarta on Saturday,
October 12, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The 5 finalists of each category will be awarded within the first 3 places in each category that best expresses the theme except the video category where only the 1st place will be screened. The decisions of the judges will be final.
AWARDS
One week prior to the event there will be a deliberation of the judges for the 5 finalists of each category. The finalists will be contacted to confirm their attendance at the awards ceremony as it required of the presence of the artist or a representative,
EXHIBITION
At the end of the event the participating works will be exhibited during the rest of October, depending on the quantity of works. The Hospital reserves the right to choose the items that will be exhibited according to the space designated by Galerias Vallarta.
Watch for further information on upcoming October activities!
Here’s to a creative week!

Pamela Thompson on Email
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