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Call to artists issued for 'Remembering 9/11' competition


Last updated 8/24/2019 at 2:41pm

The 2018 sponsor award winner is "Love you daddy, 'Goodbye'" by Dünya Shaw of Fallbrook.

FALLBROOK – The fourth annual "Remembering 9/11" exhibition and competition invites artists "to create a patriotic themed work of art, honoring our military, veterans, first responders, our Country and remembering 9/11."

In keeping with the theme of the art competition, they have renamed the event "Honoring Our Heroes," and Fallbrook Propane Gas Company continues its sponsorship.

The exhibition will be held at The Gallery at Fallbrook Art Association, Aug. 21 through Sept. 20. The artwork will be judged by the community. The "People's Choice Award" is open for voting from Aug. 21 through Sept. 8 at the gallery. A reception will be held Sunday, Sept. 8, when the winners will be announced and awards presented.

The competition is open to everyone. The work may be created in any medium. For the 2D category and photography category, the work may be no larger than 33-inches diagonally, including frame and weigh no more than 20 pounds. Wire hangers only are allowed, with ends wrapped for safety. Entry fee is $25 for one entry, $45 for two entries. Entry fees will benefit Fallbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1924.

Cash awards in each category will be given to first place, $300; to second place, $200, and to third place, $100. Two additional awards of $75 each will be presented by Phyllis Sweeney: The Encouragement Factor and the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce. Also, Fallbrook Propane Gas Company will choose the sponsor award, and this cash award will be $350.

Artwork must be delivered to The Gallery FAA, 127 N. Main Ave., Saturday, Aug. 17, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Prospectus and entry form can be picked up at Fallbrook Propane Gas Co., Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce or downloaded them from, Tekila Cocina Mexicana in Bonsall, The Gallery FAA, Green Arthouse or requested by email.

For information or to register, contact Anita Kimzey, (714) 222-2462, (760) 731-0277 or email

Submitted by Anita Kimzey.


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