The City of Socorro has issued an open call for artists to participate in an upcoming spring art exhibit which will be housed in the historic Rio Vista Community Center this May.
The idea came as a pairing to address the goals of the City in creating new family friendly innovative community programming and the City’s Historical Landmark Commission to showcase the Rio Vista Community Center during National Historic Preservation Month.
The City is looking for unique pieces from artists of all ages, styles, & skill levels (professionals & amateurs are all encouraged) to be displayed for the public to enjoy.
Any artist wishing to participate need fill out a facility request form to reserve their space at the Rio Vista Community Center located at 901 Rio Vista, during normal business hours (Monday through Thursday 8AM- 8PM & Friday’s 8AM – 4 PM.)
The City is looking to get a variety of artwork in different mediums: photography, sculpture, mixed media, canvas (oil, watercolor, acrylic), styrofoam, etc., all entries are welcome. All entries are required to be family appropriate, and should represent the Socorro area, be original, creative, and should include a small biography of the artists, and description of the piece.
The deadline for submissions is Friday April 28th at 3 PM.
Officials with the City of Socorro say this art exhibition is a means a means of attracting attention to the City’s beautiful history and the amazing talent of local artists. This art exhibit will run from May 1- 31st during the hours of operation of the Rio Vista Community Center, and will be free for the public to enjoy.
For any questions or concerns please call the Rio Vista Community Center at (915) 860-8615.