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FSU Center for Literary Arts Word and Image Project Now Accepting Submissions

Frostburg State University’s Center for Literary Arts is open to submissions for its fourth annual Word and Image Project. Regional artists are invited to submit visual art that incorporates some or all of the text of a poem.

The Word and Image Project features a juried art exhibition, which will be on display on Sunday, April 10, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Dante’s Pub and Arts, 14 W. Main St., as part of the annual Rock ’n’ Read event. The show will be juried by CLA Center Director Gerry LaFemina.

Submitted work should be artistic prints of individual poems or any visual representation of poetic text. Art may include paintings, drawings, illustrations, photographs, sculpture and more.

Community members may submit works for a fee of $10, and students may submit art for free. The due date for submissions is Monday, April 4. Submissions may be mailed to 101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532, Attn: Center for the Literary Arts, or dropped off at the Center at 22 E. Main St.

Monetary awards will be given for Best in Show, Student Prize, 2D Prize and 3D Prize.

For information, contact the Center for Literary Arts at or 301-687-4340.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258.


For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589