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2x2xU MY PLACE

  • Details

  • 7/05/20
  • 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Free
  • All Ages
  • Categories

  • Museum/Exhibit
  • Community

Event Description

It’s that time again! 2x2xU 2020

This is the 17th year for this New Bohemia District Public Art Event!

ANYONE can participate. Past participants ages ranged from 3 years old to 85. Professional artists and first time artists welcome!

What is 2x2xU? 

2x2xU is the Annual Celebration of visual arts in Cedar Rapids. The NewBo District will become a giant gallery with works of art by YOU.

This year’s theme:

MY PLACE

This year, because of the need for social distancing, the 2x2xU will be semi-virtual. 

HERE’S WHAT TO DO

- Make a piece of art that is your interpretation of this year’s theme.

- It can be created with any medium – paint, photography, multimedia, fabric, crayons…etc.

    - Make sure the dimensions are square. (12”x12” or 2’x2’)

- Send a picture of your creation to blackearthgallery@gmail.com or text it to 319-431-2669 

- All entries will be printed 4 up on a 2 foot x 2 foot substrate for display

- Host businesses will have them in their front windows or on fences

- Maps will be available, by download, for a self-guided tour

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Pictures are due to by Saturday, August  1, 2020

OPENING EXHIBIT

Boards will be on view starting Saturday, September 5, 2020

Channel your inner artist and be a part of this public art event!

Questions? call Anne at 319-431-2669

Participation in this event is FREE - but donations for printing is welcome.