JAMESTOWN – Arts Council For Chautauqua County is now accepting submissions for “3rd Street Canvas – An Urban Literary Trail.” The 3rd Street Canvas is a public art installation that will display the writing of community members on buildings and other structures on and around Third Street in downtown Jamestown.
The goal of the project is to give the community an opportunity to participate directly in a public art installation created from their own writing. This will be the second “3rd Street Canvas” art installation in Jamestown since 2011.
All entries must be received by April 1st to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions should not exceed 100 words and can be of any genre: poetry,
prose, micro-fiction, autobiography, etc. Each submission must have a title
A brief narrative describing the author’s inspiration behind the submission
must accompany the writing. Only original material will be accepted.
Include your name, address and telephone number with your submission and a
few sentences about yourself. Only two submissions per person will be
A panel of community members will review the entries, choosing up to 40 for
downtown display. Those not chosen for submission will be featured on the 3rd Street Canvas website: 3rdstreetcanvas.wordpress.com No prior professional writing experience is necessary.
“3rd Street Canvas – An Urban Literary Trail” is made possible by Arts
Council For Chautauqua County with support from Chautauqua Region Community
Foundation. For more information visit www.artscouncil.com.