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The Seminole Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) is a catalyst for the preservation of local cultural and historic heritage, including performing, literary, visual arts and sciences; serving to sustain, develop and advance the cultural life of Seminole County.
SCAC FEATURED NEWS & EVENTS
The Seminole Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) Announces Casselberry Traffic Signal Box Art Wrap
The Seminole Cultural Arts Council (SCAC), working with Board Vice President Anthony Aramendia of the Casselberry City Commission, announces completion of the first art wrap of a traffic signal box in Seminole County.
The first signal box is located at the intersection of U.S. 17-92 and N. Lake Triplet Dr., Casselberry in front of Target. A second box is scheduled for a different location in Casselberry in the coming months. The Friends of the Park organization and the City of Casselberry have underwritten both boxes. Various artists are donating their talents and time to the project to provide the U.S. 17-92 corridor with a unique artistic and cultural character.
The SCAC is proposing this beautification program based on CPTED (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design) guidelines:
Americans for the Arts, the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 Report
The Seminole Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) is pleased to provide the latest research document from Americans for the Arts, the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 Report, specific to Seminole County. The SCAC acted as the primary program contact for Seminole County and collected survey results and other project information.
THE ART OF HEALING GALLERY- Juried Exhibition. The Seminole Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) partners with Florida Hospital-Altamonte for an Art in Public Places program. Explore healing and connection through art. Artworks selected by a hospital review panel are displayed in the Art of Healing Gallery, Florida Hospital-Altamonte first floor.
Call to Artists: ONLY IN AMERICA begins Monday, April 9, 2018
Submissions (images in jpeg format, as attachments only) must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org: April 9-May 16.
Art Review Committee final selection and notification to artists: On or about May 23
Delivery of selected art to Florida Hospital-Altamonte: On or about May 23-May 31 from 9am-2pm (excluding Fridays, weekends & holidays.) Selected art will be on exhibit for approximately 3 months.
Opening day exhibit and reception for ONLY IN AMERICA: Thursday, June 7 from 6:00-8:00 pm
Submission of email applications MUST be in jpeg format and include:
Artist's name, address and telephone number
Title of each artwork (which must be the same as the title of the jpeg file)
Sale price, medium and size for each piece.
*There is no cost to submit artwork (a maximum of 6 total images.) Do not submit images of artworks which are on exhibit at other venues at the same time.
*Art must be original 2-D works, maximum of 2" in depth, 36" in height or 36" in width (per fire code regulations), wired and ready to hang.
*All artworks must be available for sale. 25% of each sale will go to the Florida Hospital Foundation charitable fund. Artist will receive 75% of sales and is responsible for sales tax.
*All media types are accepted except sculpture.
*No nudes or prints will be accepted.
*Submissions must be the work of Florida artists or sponsored by a Florida art organization.
DO NOT COPY & PASTE IMAGES INTO THE BODY OF YOUR EMAIL. It makes the file too large and will void your submittal. Send jpeg images only as attachments.
Deadline is 12:00 noon on Wednesday, May 16. No late submissions will be accepted.
The Seminole Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) Recognizes
the City of Casselberry for their 2018 "heART for the Arts: Award
The Seminole Cultural Arts Council (SCAC) Board of Directors has recognized the City of Casselberry in group achievement for the 2018 heART for the ARTS Award in appreciation of Casselberry's long-running commitment to advancing arts and culture in Seminole County.
The City of Casselberry has distinguished itself as a leader in support of the arts with a wide variety of events, many of them free of charge, including a monthly Art & Music in the Park event; showcasing diverse art groups in the city's commission chambers; staging special concerts including a Latin Festival and annual jazz fest; hosting rotating art exhibits; promoting the Casselberry Art House for senior academies, youth art classes and vacation youth camps; and in partnerships with many other local art, historical and cultural organizations.
The 2018 heART for the ARTS Award was presented at a Gala on Saturday, February 10th at Mercedes-Benz of North Orlando in Sanford with food and wine tastings from local restaurants, gallery art areas featuring 3 local artists, a photo booth, a silent auction, live entertainment by the Weldon Street Band Jazz Trio, dancing to Evolution Band, and performance art during the evening by the renowned ensemble Phantasmagoria.
Photos provided by Kathy Rosario
1. Cast members of Phantasmagoria
2. Accepting the award for City of Casselberry: (L-R) Mayor Charlene Glancy; City Commissioner Anthony Aramendia; City Commissioner Sandra Solomon; City Manager Randy Newlin; City Commissioner Bill Hufford; Recreation Manager Linda Moore; and Art Academy Specialist Jason Costa.
3. Weldon Street Jazz Band Trio
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