Call for Young Artists: “Big Works, small hands”

“Big Works, small hands” is an exhibit showcasing the artwork of children in two age categories; 5-7 years old and 8-12 years old. Every child who enters will be guaranteed at least one piece in the show. The purpose of this exhibit will be to celebrate the creativity that is present in all of us and to encourage the importance of making art in a child’s life.

Please submit no more than 3 images (as jpgs) of your child’s artwork, no later than 9/27/19, via email to Image should be labeled with child’s name_age.

Original artwork should be no bigger than 11”x 14”. All original artwork will be matted for the exhibit courtesy of Westbury Arts.

In the subject line please include the following information: Big Works, your child’s full name, your child’s age.

Due to space limitations, only one piece from each submission will be accepted for the exhibit.

Drop off of original artwork accepted for the show will be on Saturday 10/12, at Westbury Memorial Library 10:00 am.

Opening Reception: October 13, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm.
Exhibit will be on view at the Westbury Memorial Library from October 13 – October 19, 2019.

Follow Patty Eljaiek:
Patty was born in Colombia, S.A. and arrived in NY at the age of 3 with her mami. Embracing I Love Lucy, game shows, pop music and old school Hollywood, she’s more a child of Disney than Bolivar. Although her birth culture is sewn into the fabric of her everyday life, Patty’s American dream is still wrapped tightly around Frank Capra’s small town Utopia. Born into a family of artists and women inspires her to continue creating, in every way she can.