About Silver Arts

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2017 Vance Vanhoy

Silver Arts is a program to keep senior adults healthy, active, and involved by providing a forum for showcasing creative talents in visual, heritage, literary, and performing arts. If you like to paint, quilt, crochet, sing, or write, consider sharing your talent while you meet new people and enjoy friendly competition. Participants may enter ONE entry per subcategory. Participants may enter ONE entry per subcategory.

For more information, please contact Chuck Vestal at 336.727.2325 or chuckv@cityofws.org.

Available Categories

Literary Arts

Poems
- 40 lines maximum

Short Stories, Essays & Life Experiences
- Eight pages maximum

*My Favorite Memory
- 500 words maximum

Performing Arts

Performances may be in the form of comedy/drama, dance, instrumental, line dance, and vocal. Acts can be a small group, 2-4 members, and a large group of 5 or more members. Performances are a maximum of three minutes in length.

Heritage Arts

The following categories are allowable Heritage entries. Entries outside of these categories will not be accepted.

- Basket weaving - China painting
- Crocheting - Rugs Hooked, Braided or Woven
- Old-fashioned jewelry  - Knitting
- Needlework - Pottery - hand built or thrown
- Quilting - pieced or appliqued - Stained Glass
- Tatting & Needle lace - Tole/Decorative Painting
- Weaving - Wood Carving
- Woodworking - *Wall Hangings

Visual Arts

The following categories are allowable Visual entries. Entries outside of these categories will not be accepted. This year all visual, heritage and literary works will be on display from April 4 - April 29 at the Shepherd's Center located at 1700 Ebert Street.

- Acrylics - Pastels
- Drawing - Photography
- Mixed Media - Sculpture
- Oil

- Watercolor

 *Coloring  

*Recognized by Piedmont Plus Senior Games. Items in these categories will not advance to state competition.

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