The Writer’s Eye Competition links the inspiration of writers to the creative vision of artists. Participants are invited to visit Creative York and write a poem or short story in response to a featured exhibit. This annual competition is open to students grades 4 through 12, college students, and adults. First, second, and third-place ribbons are awarded in each of four age categories and winning works are published in The Writer’s Eye booklet.
The 2017 Writer’s Eye competition exhibits began September 28 and ran until November 18. Writers were invited to take a self-guided tour during our gallery hours, or schedule a FREE group tour. Deadline to submit final written works was Saturday, January 13, 2018 by 2pm.
AWARDS CEREMONY: MARCH 9, 2018 at 6pm
The awards ceremony for the 2017 Writer’s Eye Competition will take place Friday, March 9, 2018 at 6pm in the Kerlin Gallery at Creative York (10 N Beaver St). First, second, and third-place ribbons will be awarded in each of four age categories, and each winner will receive a copy of The Writer’s Eye booklet featuring their winning piece. Additional booklets will be available at the Awards Ceremony. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
About the Exhibits for the 2017 Writer’s Eye Competition
In the Kerlin Gallery
Transitions: featured the work of Tina Barrier, Adrienne Brenner, and Marion K Stephenson. These artists use different mediums to explore form, texture and movement in their artwork.
In the Project Space
Off Canvas Experiments: printmaking and sculptures by Judeth Pekala Hawkins who uses collections of objects from nature and things meant to be discarded to create three dimensional