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Off the Wall art competition offers prizes for funky art

By |2018-01-15T21:17:25-05:00September 1st, 2011|News|

The first annual Off the Wall art competition will highlight Ferndale’s eclectic vibe.
Submitted artwork will be displayed at Grab & Go SushiCo, located in the Affirmations cafe at 290 W. 9 Mile Road during the Funky Fendale Art Fair on Friday, Sept. 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Work must be delivered to Grab & Go SushiCo between Monday, Sept. 12 and Wednesday, Sept. 15 at midnight. All images of submitted pieces must be received electronically by that time. Images can be sent via email to Mark McMillan, events manager, at
Prizes include cash and merchandise and will be awarded based on how well the artist uses methods, materials and images to express the intended message.
First place will receive $100 in cash and two $25 gift certificates to Grab & Go SushiCo. Second place will receive $50 in cash and one $25 gift certificate to Grab & Go SushiCo. Third place will receive $25 in cash and a $25 gift certificate to Grab & Go SushiCo. An honorable mention will receive a $25 gift certificate to Grab & Go SushiCo.
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