Call for Artists for John Tyler Community College’s Fool for Art
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Creative Services Manager
Released on December 04, 2012
CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Calling all artists! Join John Tyler Community College as it unleashes its creative spirit during its annual Fool for Art festival on April 13, 2013. The festival, held at the College’s Midlothian Campus, features a variety of art and craft vendors from around the state. If you are an artist who is interested in showing off your talents and joining the fun as a vendor, sign up now! Applications postmarked by December 31, 2012 will receive a discount. Artists whose applications are received by March 1, 2013 will be included in a print program that is distributed to the Central Virginia area and is posted to the Fool for Art web site. Visit http://www.jtcc.edu/foolforart to download a vendor application and to find out more about the festival. Questions may be directed to Lisa Kendrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 804-594-1527.
In addition to the arts and crafts area, Fool for Art will include a number of environmentally-friendly activities and displays thanks to a partnership with Chesterfield County. The festival also will feature hands-on demonstrations, displays, free educational sessions, food, music and much more.
John Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and is the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian and off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler offers quality and economical opportunities for students who want to earn a degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year college or university, train for the workforce, or switch careers. The College, which served more than 14,895 students during the 2011-12 academic year, offers 18 associate degrees, eight certificates, and 35 career studies certificates. The institution also serves 15,000 non-credit students and more than 1,000 companies and government agencies annually through the Community College Workforce Alliance. The College also is committed to sustainability. In July 2010, it received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification for Hamel Hall on its Midlothian Campus, becoming the first in the Virginia Community College System to receive such recognition. John Tyler Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Holly Walker, Public Relations Manager