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Calling all NMI artists, young and old
March 18, 2010

BRIDGE Capital LLC is sponsoring an art competition for the purpose of promoting and supporting CNMI artists, young and old, its media release stated.

Details of the competition

Art Categories: 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional Works of Art (i.e. visual works of art, sculptures, ceramics, traditional crafts, etc.) Must be original works. No computer or digital submissions accepted.

Open Competition: Ages 18 - older; and

K-12 Competition: Grades Kindergarten through 12th

Competition purpose: To promote and support CNMI Art Education and CNMI local artists Awards: A panel of judges (CNMI business and government leaders) will select the winning works of art (both the Open and K-12 Competitions are eligible for these awards) Best of Show: $2,500 First Prize: $1,500 Second Prize: $1,000 Third Prize: $ 500

All entries (other than K-12) should be submitted directly to:

Bridge Capital, LLC

Bridge Capital Building

Micro Beach Road

Garapan, Saipan, MP 96950

K-12 entries: (Must be submitted through student’s teacher) One winning entry from each grade level (K-12) will receive $25. Each teacher will select the best 3 from their classroom to be submitted for judging. (The classroom of each winning student will receive $100 store credit for school supplies at a local office supply). *All K-12 and winning Open Competition entries and all rights thereto become the exclusive property of Bridge Capital.

Competition Requirements

• All artists entering the competition must have continually resided in the CNMI for not less than one (1) year

• Maximum 2 entries per person (other than K-12)

• Each entry must be accompanied by the Bridge Capital Art Competition Entry Form and state the Artist’s Name, Age, Address and Phone Number (for K-12 submissions, also include School Name/Teacher’s Name/Grade Level)

• Bridge Capital also reserves the right to purchase a select number of non-winning art pieces and their rights at prices to be negotiated with the artists

Submission deadline:

Noon-April 19, 2010 (late entries will not be accepted)

Competition result date: April 23, 2010 — Winners will be notified by April 23, 2010 and will be invited to Bridge Capital’s

New Office Building Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on April 24, 2010 where the winning entries will be on display.

For more information contact: Lisa Frederickson 322-2222 or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Official rules, regulations and entry forms can be found at:


This article is from Marianas Variety.


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