Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: May 9th, 2015

 

The event is sponsored by the Think Child Safety program.

 

Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday, May 9th, Paris, TX

 

Paris, Texas, April 15, 2015 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - Artists and art vendors will gather in Paris, TX the weekend of Saturday, May 9th (9am to 4pm), at the Love Civic Center, 2025 South Collegiate, Paris, for the 2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Think Child Safety program. Admission is free; donations will be gratefully accepted.

 

Collectors, dealers, artists, as well as craft vendors and painters of all ages are welcome.
 
There will be art, sculptures, photos and more for sale by dealers from across the State of Texas. In addition, the fair will feature a Artistic Chair Painting Contest. There will be a 1st ($100.00), 2nd ($75.00), and 3rd ($50.00) place cash prizes for best painted chairs. All chairs become property of Think Child Safety and will be sold at a silent auction on May 9 with all proceeds going towards the Think Child and Think Senior Safety Programs.
 
Amateur Art Competition Categories: Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Ceramics/Sculpture, Photography.  There will be a 1st ($50.00), 2nd ($25.00), and 3rd ($15.00) place cash prizes in each category. There will also be a Best of Show winner overall, this participant will be awarded a $100.00 Hobby Lobby Gift Card!
 
Professional Art Competition Categories: Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Ceramics/Sculpture, Photography.  There will be a 1st ($100.00), 2nd ($50.00), and 3rd ($25.00) place cash prizes in each category. There will also be a Best of Show winner overall, this participant will be awarded an Apple iPad Mini!
 
For more information, check the website of the Think Child Safety,
www.thinkchildsafety.org or contact Russell Thrasher at 903-784-9235.

 

Full Event Information: www.paristexas.gov/index.aspx?NID=343

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Russell Thrasher

Email: rgthrasher@paristexas.gov

Phone: 903 784 9235

 

City of Paris EMS

150 SE 1st, Paris, Texas, 75460

Web: www.paristexas.gov

 

 


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