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Call to Boise artists for a new WCA fundraiser, ‘Palette of Hope’

Art Zone 208, an artists collective in Boise, is hosting an art show and benefit for the Women’s and Children’s Alliance that will run from Thursday, Sept. 15, to Saturday, Oct. 1. Organizers are now seeking artists for the show.
Art Zone 208, an artists collective in Boise, is hosting an art show and benefit for the Women’s and Children’s Alliance that will run from Thursday, Sept. 15, to Saturday, Oct. 1. Organizers are now seeking artists for the show.

Art Zone 208, an artists collective on the Boise Bench, is hosting “Palette of Hope: a Benefit for the Women’s and Children’s Alliance,” with an exhibit that will run Thursday, Sept. 15, to Saturday, Oct. 1.

The opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, will feature a live and silent auction, raffle, music from the Divas of Boise and others, food and wine. Each artist will receive one ticket. Additional tickets are $10 at the door.

Also, 30 percent of art sales will benefit the WCA.

The call: Organizers are seeking artwork that depicts the themes of “hope” from artists working in media such as painting, sculpture, ceramics, glass, mosaic, mixed media and photography. Jurors are artists Julie Clemons and Zella Bardsley. Awards will be given for Best in Show, second and third place.

Entry fee: $20 for up to three submissions. Pick up an application at Art Zone 208 or the WCA, 720 W. Washington St., Boise, or email Bardsley at zellabardsley@cableone.net.

Deadline, Sept. 1: Application and jury fee due.

Email jpeg images and entry information to Bardsley, or mail or drop off your entry check, made payable to the WCA, to Art Zone 208, 3113 N. Cole Road, Boise, ID 83704.

You will be notified of acceptance by Sept. 5.

For more information, contact Zella Bardsley, 378-1464, zellabardsley@cableone.net.

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