[Glaslyn] Artisan Decisions
teebyrd at earthlink.net
Sat Jul 20 13:58:01 PDT 2002
On 19 Jul 2002 at 11:32, Melinda Turnage wrote:
> Capricia wrote:
> >** Someone help jog my memory, but I believe it's been discussed that the
> >theme will involve fire/flame of some sort. Of course, I don't know how
> >artisans feel about getting a theme 2 months out.
> >I know it was decided that it would not be a body of works. We do not have
> >the space for this yet and the general concensus seems to be against this
> >type of A & S.**
> Here is my opinion on the Artisan competition; being that it is of interest
> to me. ;-D
> I really love the idea of a theme for an artisan competition. However,
> since the ad will not be out until August, I don't think it will give
> adequate time for artisans to put an entry together with any quality. Most
> artisans already have some showable pieces and if we had it as a body of
> work with a limited number of pieces (say no more than 5), I think we can
> come up with the adequate amount of space to accommodate the artists. I
> feel that 5 pieces should give the judges enough to look at to know the
> talents of the artist. Additionally, placing a theme can make it more
> challenging for the artists and will limit the number to compete.
> So, my question to you is.....do we want a theme with fewer artists? Or
> more artist entrants with a more general display?
> My 2 cents worth.
> In service,
No more than five pieces, we may want to limit it to three due to the space and keep
it a general theme. I always like looking at the artists myself.
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