Posted on Could 14, 2022
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The Summer season Solstice Celebration is on the lookout for younger artists for the Junior Artist program, which started in 2002 to honor the primary Solstice Junior Artist, Jethro Davis. This yr this system will honor Solstice founder and artist Michael Gonzales. The theme of the celebration is Shine.
Designed as an inventive mentorship program with a restricted variety of positions, this system is open to college students ages 13 to twenty to work straight with the Solstice artists in residence within the creation of ensembles, floats and costumes for the 2022 Solstice Parade on June 25.
This hands-on program takes place on the Solstice workshop, 631 Backyard St., with after-school and weekends hours.
Honorariums are given to the scholars, based mostly upon degree of participation and funding, from $50 to $500. younger artists are urged to submit a letter about themselves and their need to take part in this system by Could 24. Plenty of former recipients have gone on to profitable careers within the arts.
If candidates have a desire, for instance working costume division or studying elemental constructing abilities, they need to embody that of their utility. Letters needs to be submitted by e mail to [email protected]
These concerned with particularly supporting this program with tax deductible contributions might contact Solstice at [email protected]
This yr’s parade shall be on Santa Barbara Avenue from Ortega Avenue to Alameda Park at Sola Avenue. Junior artists are additionally requested to assist with the cleanup course of within the week following the parade.
Solstice Workshop hours are 3:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; and noon-6 p.m. weekends. College students will want their very own transportation to and from the workshop.