Unity College is seeking submissions from artists for a nature art and photography show slated for April 22. The show and sale seeks to showcase the wide range of art and photography produced by Maine’s artist and environmental communities.

“We are interested in hearing from artists working in a range of media, including but not limited to painters and other 2D artists working in any media, printmakers, fiber artists, sculptors, photographers, carvers and video artists,” noted Tom Mullin, an Associate Professor at Unity College and coordinator of the show.

Photo at Right: Rockport Harbor, ME by Mark Tardif

Artists will be exhibiting and selling their work during the one day show to be held on Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tozier Gymnasium on the campus of Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road in Unity.

The event will be part of the annual Unity College celebration of Earth Day.  The show will also include family and community related activities for children, demonstrations, community art displays, and a silent auction. All proceeds from the show will support student scholarships at Unity College.

For an application and information packet for this juried show contact Tom Mullin by e-mail atNAPS@unity.edu, or (207) 948-9291.

Unity College is a small private college in rural Maine that provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education which emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Unity College graduates are prepared to be environmental stewards, effective leaders, and responsible citizens through active learning experiences within a supportive community.

In 2011, Unity College was named to the top 30 of the Washington Monthly college rankings, and was one of eighteen U.S. colleges and universities named to The Princeton Review’s 2010 Green Rating Honor Roll.

Friday, February 17, 2012