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VA Loma Linda Healthcare System


Calling for Entries to 2011 local Creative Arts Competition

Quilt of a motorcycle
Saturday, December 11, 2010

The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is calling all Veterans enrolled to participate in the local Creative Arts competition.  The local competition includes 53 art categories that range from oil painting to leatherwork to paint-by-numbers kits.  There are also 123 categories pertaining to all aspects of music, dance, drama and creative writing.  The creative writing division includes original works in poetry, essay, short story and personal experience writing. 

The competition recognizes the progress and recovery made through arts therapy and raises the visibility of the creative achievements of our nation's Veterans.  Winners will have their names submitted to the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival Committee for consideration to attend the 2011 Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Fine Arts, Applied Arts and Craft Kits Competition

  • Submit applications by February 11 2011
  • Art Show will be held on February 17, 2011 at the VA Loma Linda Medical Center Community Living Center Dinning Room

Creative Writing, Dance, Drama and Music Competition

  • Submit applications by February 25, 2011
  • Performance Show will be held on March 4, 2011 at the VA Loma Linda Medical Center Auditorium

For more information and to receive an application contact Richard Burke at (909) 825-7084 ext. 1311 or Aaron Hunt at (909) 825-7084 ext. 1173.  You can stop by the Craft Kit Room Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. to speak to Richard Burke.


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