This is a call for youth and adults to submit artwork that reflects a message of hope, interdependence, and community engagement. This s an opportunity to think critically about collective experiences with the pandemic, and how we might spark joy and motivation to care for our neighbors. Artists’ creative expression will light the lives of nursing home residents throughout the long wither months through exhibits of submitted artwork.
Prompt: Create artwork using the Sinterclass Star as a symbol of community, shining through this winter’s challenges.
5 Winners: 1 per category
Prize: $200 gift card for local shops
Suggested Size: (but not restricted to) 8.5 x 11″
Medium: ANY (paint, pen, crayon, photograph, collage, pastel, pencil, mixed medium, graphics, sculpture, poetry, song, video, etc.)
Who Can Enter: Category 1 – Elementary School Age; Category 2 – Middle School Age; Category 3 – High School Age; Category 4 – College Age; Category 5 – Adults
Display: Submissions will be displayed at the Thompson House in Rhinebeck, the Renaissance Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Staatsburg, and an online galley hosted by the Starr Library.
Deadline: February 5th
Winners announced February 12
Art can be submitted through Rhinebeck Responds using the ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM
Artwork for submission can be dropped off at the Staatsburg Library (70 Old Post Road, Staatsburg) or at the Morton Library (82 Kelly Street, Rhinecliff) during regular library hours.