FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Waterford Public Relations, Inc.
CALL FOR CREATIVITY
Schlesinger Center Invites Art Exhibit Applications
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (November 5, 2001)
- The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, located on the Alexandria
Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, is looking for artists to display
their work in the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery. The gallery currently
holds Mrs. Fisher's work, and will through the end of the year. All artists and
organizations throughout the Northern Virginia area are eligible.
apply, artists must submit the following:
Schlesinger Center must receive all proposals by 5:00 p.m. on December 7, 2001.
Works can be in both two- and three- dimensional formats. Chosen exhibits will
be based on proposals and studio visits. Finalists will be notified by January
4, 2002. The first of at least six exhibits will debut in February 2002.
A completed application form with each entry.
maximum of 12 slides that represent the artist's work.
- A brief description of the work
to be considered for exhibition attached to application form.
Center, with its breathtaking 1,000-seat Mary Collier Baker Theater, beautiful
glass-enclosed Wachovia Forum, intimate Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery
and Internet-ready seminar rooms, is already being touted as the premier performing
arts venue on this side of the Potomac.
The Schlesinger Center is named
for the late wife of Dr. James R. Schlesinger, former U.S. Secretary of Defense
and Secretary of Energy. Mrs. Schlesinger was a violinist and board member of
the Arlington Symphony until her death in 1995. Dr. Schlesinger donated $1 Million
to name the Center in his wife's memory. Dozens of local corporations, foundations
and individual donors also generously contributed to the Center.
information on the Schlesinger Center, or for an application to exhibit, please
contact Managing Director Leslie White at email@example.com
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