Call to artists for Mardi Gras Masks

Via the Worcester Arts Council on Facebook:

A PRELUDE TO MARDI GRAS

Worcester Educational Development Foundation, Inc. (WEDF) is proud to present “A Prelude to Mardi Gras.” Worcester Public Schools’ Art Teachers and Artists from the greater Worcester area are collaborating to produce Mardi Gras masks to be sold at silent auction at the Worcester Center for Crafts, 25 Sagamore Road, from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, February 4, 2011. Tickets are $10.00 at the door and include a cocktail reception with complimentary hors d’ oeuvres, and the music of local music teacher and blues artist, Jon Short, as well as the opportunity to buy your Mardi Gras mask for WEDF’s “Mardi Gras.”

We invite local artists who would like to participate by creating a handheld or wearable Mardi Gras style masks to contact Kathy Ivanowski, Worcester Public Schools Visual Arts Liaison at (508) 799-3083 or Ivanowski@worc.k12.ma.us.

Our friends at Free Art Worcester are going to be contributing a mask and making an appearance — don’t miss it!

(Image: B&W Mardi Gras Mask, a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 image from IePhotography’s photostream.)

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