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Freethinkers: Celebrate the Holidays with Art!

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This article originally appeared as part of SSA eNews No. 14 - Challenges & Opportunities.

CALLING ALL HUMANISTS, ATHEISTS, AGNOSTICS, AND OTHER FREETHINKERS:

What do we have to celebrate this holiday season? What do you hope for in the future?

humanlight logoHumanLight (http://www.humanlight.org) is hosting a HumanLight card and ornament design contest for secularists of all ages as a way to positively answer these questions and more with artistic expression.

ELIGIBILITY:

Category 1: Ages 11 and under.

Category 2: Ages 12-17.

Category 3: Ages 18 and up.

One entry per artist. All media, (painting, printmaking, collage, digital art, photography, or perhaps something even more creative?) is accepted.

TO APPLY: Email the image as a high resolution (at least 300 dpi) JPEG to [email protected]. In the body of the email, include the artist's name, age, what country (if it applies) and state he or she is from, and what method he or she used to create the image.

DEADLINE for entries is November 22, 2006.

Judge: Martha Knox is a fine artist, Humanist celebrant, an art teacher to children ages 4 through 17. She resides in Philadelphia, PA, and is an active member of the Humanist Association of Greater Philadelphia.

Prizes: Three images will be selected, one from each age category. Cards and ornaments displaying all three winners will be available for purchase at the HumanLight merchandise webpage at http://www.humanlight.org/merchandise.html. Each prize winner will receive an ornament and set of cards with their image, as well as some HumanLight candy!

Feel free to tell your friends and family about this event, and don't forget to check out the HumanLight merchandise page at http://www.humanlight.org/merchandise.html for humanist holiday cards!

All images in this contest are owned by the artist. By submitting images to this contest, the artist agrees to grant the HumanLight Committee the right to print or otherwise re-publish the submitted images in marketing or web materials for the purpose of promoting HumanLight so long as credit is given to the artist as the original creator of the image(s). All proceeds from HumanLight merchandise sales will go toward further promotion of HumanLight.

This article originally appeared as part of SSA eNews No. 14 - Challenges & Opportunities.

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