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Morning Show interview with Zonta of Cheyenne

Published: Feb. 16, 2021 at 8:51 AM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Ilaine Brown with Zonta of Cheyenne joined Wyoming News Now this morning to talk about Zonta’s upcoming art show. The theme in 2021 will be “Shatter the Silence.”

Here’s more information from Zonta of Cheyenne for artists and members of the public who want to attend the show. It’s happening virtually this year.

SHATTER THE SILENCE is the overall theme of the 2021 Zonta of Cheyenne Art Contest. Entries are being sought from Wyoming artists for this year’s virtual art contest to raise awareness of human trafficking, domestic/gender violence, and child marriage in the state of Wyoming. Art in any of the following medium is welcome: 2D contemporary, 3D sculpture, digital art, or photography. Entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 7, 2021.

Each entry must visually illustrate one or more of the following atrocities of which Zonta seeks to raise awareness:

- Human Trafficking

- Domestic/Gender Violence

- Child Marriage

Additionally, a brief artist’s statement is required to accompany each piece. It will become a short audio recording as part of the curation of the on-line art gallery to be created from the art submissions.

Each artist may submit up to three (3) entries in any of the media categories within their age group. Each artwork submission must be made separately.

The 1st place winner in each age group for each of the art medium categories will have his/her artwork featured on the Zonta of Cheyenne website and will receive a $200.00 cash prize. The People’s Choice winner in each category will have his/her artwork featured on the Zonta of Cheyenne website and will receive a $100.00 cash prize. Each winner will also receive a gift certificate for one (1) on-line or in-person studio session with Fly Dragon Art Studio in Cheyenne.

This year the contest will be held virtually. The virtual art gallery will be open for viewing on a public art gallery website starting 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 21, 2021 through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 for judging. The website can be found at artsteps.com. Winners will be notified via email and announced on April 1, 2021.

More information may be found at the https://www.cheyennezonta.org/ or by contacting Ilaine Brown at ilainewyzontian@yahoo.com

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