Tuesday, February 21, 2012


June 2 - July 15, 2012

Artwork Entries Due: May 6, 2012 (Postmarked May 5)

Global Online Preview Begins: May 25 @10am
In Gallery Preview: May 30, 31 & June 1, 1-10pm
Opening Reception & Artwork Sale: Sat. June 2, 6-10pm
     $5 opening night admission
     7:30pm raffle for buyer position #1-20
     8:00pm all other buyers
Global Online Purchasing Begins: June 5 at 10am
Sold Out Artists' Names Revealed to Public: July 6
Purchased Artwork Pick-Up: July 15 - 17, 1-7pm
RPO Bravo Award: All entries are eligible. *New!

Rochester's international small art phenomenon returns with thousands of original artworks, made and donated by celebrities, international & local artists, designers, college students, youths, and YOU. Each artwork must be 6x6 square inches (or mounted to a 6x6 board) and signed only on the back, to be exhibited anonymously. All entries will be accepted, exhibited and will be for sale to the public for $20 each (in the gallery and online for global purchasing) to benefit RoCo. Artist names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase and all artworks remain on display through July 15th. Sold Out artists' names will be revealed next to their work on July 6. Anyone may enter up to 10 artworks of any medium and there is no fee to enter the exhibition.

Early celebrity artist entries have arrived from Garth Fagan, choreographer, founder and artistic director of Garth Fagan Dance; Ruby Lockhart, Executive Director of Garth Fagan Dance; Matt Haag, Rochester City Council Member; Russell Ferguson, Executive Chef; Robert Marx, nationally renowned artist; Steve Gadd, influential drummer; Raffe Martin, Storyteller; Elaine Spaull, Rochester City Councilmember: Malcolm Spaull, Artist & Educator; Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist; Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter; Andrea Barrett, novelist and short story writer; Tom Otterness, NYC-based sculptor; Lorenzo Fonda, LA-based film director; Danny Wegman, CEO of Wegmans; Eric Bellman, Artist; Jeff Tyzik, conductor, arranger, and trumpeter at the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; The Right Reverend Jack McKelvey; Janet Lomax, journalist/news anchor at WHEC-TV 10 NBC; and Anne Kress, President of the Monroe Community College. Join these celebrities & artists and send your artwork early!

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