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2019-2020 ARTIST TRADING CARD

COMMUNITY art PROJECT

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The Artist Trading Card Community Art Project is a FREE and collaborative, community-wide art project to get participants excited to create, experiment, and connect with other community members all while making art!

 

Artist Phase

The first phase of the project will the be the "Artist Phase" in which community members create 4 unique works of art using the provided ATC template. Templates can be picked up at Scenic Regional Sullivan Library and the Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce. Once complete, templates can be dropped back off at the above locations by October 31, 2019. Need a tutorial? Check out this quick how-to-participate video above.  

Display Phase

The second phase of the project will be the "Display Phase" in which participant's artwork will be displayed in the Sullivan community. This year the cards will be on display for the month of January at Scenic Regional Sullivan Library

For updates, follow us on Facebook. In addition to being on display, all submitted artwork will become part of the permanent online gallery.

Trading Phase

The last phase of the project will be the "Trading Phase" in which participants will receive a set of trading cards from their fellow community members. 

History

Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) is a conceptual art project initiated by the Swiss artist M. Vänçi Stirnemann in 1997. He called it a Collaborative Cultural Performance. Artist Trading Cards are 2 1⁄2 by 3 1⁄2 inches in size, the same format as modern trading cards (hockey cards or baseball cards). They are self-made unique works or small series, signed and dated on the reverse by the artist/producer, exchanged, and collected by the people who participated in the collaborative performance.

Purpose

To connect community members — students, professionals, and beyond — with other individuals who enjoy the creative process. To allow community members to share their individual art forms of creative expression.To expose the community to a fun and positive art experience created by local artists in their community. 

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