Why Not? Small Works Annual Challenge
Picasso Inspired Small Works -- Art Show and Sale
"Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not."
"The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?"
deadline to enter:October 18th, 11:59pm
Picasso Blue Period
When you send us your entries, you
Pay your entry fees online: HERE
OR, send a check to:
P.O. Box 5287, Sonora, CA 95370
DELIVERING YOUR ENTRIES
Nov 2nd-Nov 6th between noon and 6:00 pm. Due to the fragile nature of miniatures, we cannot accept art via postage. We are sorry!
Please bring your entry documents with you when you deliver
your pieces to our office at:
160 S.Washington St. at the Historic
YOU ARE FREE TO CHOOSE ANY MEDIUM FOR YOUR ENTRY: oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, pastel, mixed media, intaglio, block print, silk screen, photography, assemblage, sculptures using wood, stone, metal, plaster, fiber, & clay, 2D or 3D.
As long as your entry stays within the RULES 2-dimensional pieces may be up to, but no larger that 7” x 9” or
8” x 8” in size, including
Download a zip file of all documents (8.1mb)
3-dimensional pieces may be up to, but no larger than 7”x7”x9” in size, excluding a base if applicable.
TOPIC: ANIMALS AND NATURE
ARTIST: PABLO PICASSO
Rose Period: Picasso, "The Watering Place", 1905-1906, gouache on tan-paper board, 37.8 x 58.1 cm (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).
use picasso's color palette from his blue or rose period!
Picasso did lots of animals in different media.
What is your favorite Bird or animal?
a sculpture from recycled materials.
an oil painting of your favorite pet.
an assemblage of a floral bouquet.
a print of a bird, or animal.
Try his cubist period for a REAL challenge!
Can you see the toy car that he made into the baboon's head?
Examples by Painter, Susan Kendall
A ceramic plate with glazes using his color palette?