Empowering HeArts Nominations Open -- [Santa Clarita, CA] Artists To Use Photography, Collage, Painting Or Sculpture To Tell The Stories Of Six Women Whose Lives Personify Resilience; Grand Prize Winner Announced At Gala Event, February 10, 2017 --
(Santa Clarita, CA), (July 13th, 2017)– Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Resilience” is the theme for the eighth annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at the Savia Community Center. What is Empowering HeArts: Empowering HeArts bridges the worlds of social action and artistic expression by pairing inspirational women and artists of Santa Clarita to create art forms that depict the moving stories of these honorees. Art is juried and two prizes are awarded as follows: ● Dottie Award - awarded to the artist who creates the most compelling visual story. ● People's Choice - awarded by gala attendees from votes taken at the event Honorees are nominated by the community and selected by the Single Mothers Outreach Board of Directors and Empowering HeArts planning committee. The community is invited to nominate inspiring women who have shaped the lives of others and the community, by following the guidelines posted on the SMO website. SMO also seeks six artists to be paired with one of six honorees to tell her story in the medium of photography, collage, painting or sculpture. A panel of industry experts will judge artists and the grandprize winner will be announced at the gala and will be featured in a tribute program describing each woman’s story. For applications and more information on the Empowering HeArts artist and nominee guidelines and to submit entry, visit www.singlemothersoutrach.org under the Empowering HeArts tab. The deadline for artist applications and sample portfolios must be submitted to SMO for approval by September 18th, 2017 (please submit 5) and honoree nominations deadline is August 28th, 2017.
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2018 Empowering HeArts Event Information ● Date: Saturday, February 10th, 2018 ● Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM ● Where: Savia Community Center ● Approximate number of guests: 225 Empowering HeArts is the signature fundraising event for Single Mothers Outreach, all proceeds from sponsorships, tickets and product sales support SMO’s mission. To learn more about SMO, visit singlemothersoutreach.org