SOURCE: Oneida Nation Arts Program

May 14, 2015 17:20 ET

Editorial Exclusive: Unity of Nations Exhibit -- Contemporary Native Arts

GREEN BAY, WI--(Marketwired - May 14, 2015) - The best place in Green Bay to put up an art exhibit is at The Art Garage, according to Christine Klimmek, program coordinator at the Oneida Nation Arts Program (ONAP).

The Art Garage is in a 100-year-old former cannery factory with Cream City brick walls. With its ambience of high wooden ceilings, a cracked and stained cement floor makes, it's the perfect place for art work, classes, events, and exhibitions.

ONAP and The Art Garage are hosting the "Unity of Nations Exhibit: Contemporary Interpretations of Native Arts," to showcase Native American works of art. Two and three dimensional works will be included in the juried competition an art exhibit.

There are three cash awards for the best works: First Place $500; Second $300; Third Place $200 dollars. The Awards Juror for this competition is Terry Stanley, Artist and Founding Director of Richeson School of Art & Gallery.

The deadline to register for this exhibit is July 15, 2015 at ONAP. The Unity of Nations art exhibit will be open from Sept. 3rd to Sept. 29, 2015 at The Art Garage, 1409 Main Street, Green Bay, WI, 54302.

Works may be paintings, sculpture, drawings, ceramics, fiber art, mixed media, etc. or a contemporary interpretation of traditional Native art forms. For this juried exhibit, there's no entry fee. Works submitted do not have to be for sale. Native artists are invited to submit their work via digital image. Native American artists must be enrolled tribal members of any tribal nation within the United States.

Get full details and registration forms online at UnityofNationsArtShow.com, or the ONAP website at OneidaNationArts.org.

Any Native American artist needing assistance in photographing art work or registering for exhibit can contact Christine Klimmek at cklimmek@oneidanation.org or call 920-490-3831.

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