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Star Wars Art Awakens Lets Star Wars Fan Artists Be Seen and Help Charity

Posted by Hoob on August 11th, 2015
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Star Wars artists looking to get their work seen at the great Gallery 1988 should pay attention to this!

Lucasfilm and HP are teaming up to host the Art Awakens contest, fundraiser, and art exhibition. All you have to do to participate is send your Force Awakens inspired word to ArtAwakens.com. Here’s what you might get if you are selected:

- Artwork featured in a Star Wars professional gallery exhibit at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles from 11/13 to 11/15.

- Three-day, all-expenses-paid trip with one guest to Los Angeles to attend the VIP opening night reception of the Star Wars professional gallery exhibit.

- Additionally, an HP “Bend the Rules Award” will be granted to one of the give Grand Prize Winners, upon completion of a questionnaire, with the highest score in the Innovative Use of Technology category. The HP “Bend the Rules” award-winner will receive an HP Notebook computer to help them
push the boundaries of art and creativity.

At the end, all the art will get auctioned off to benefit Unicef.

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Lucasfilm and HP Celebrate ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ with “Art Awakens” Program

Amateur Artists Can Submit ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’-Inspired Fan Art for a Chance to be Showcased in a Star Wars Professional Gallery Exhibit, Among Other Prizes

In celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm and HP proudly present Art Awakens.

Art Awakens is an exciting new program for Star Wars fans old and new, across the country to revitalize creativity by “Bending the Rules” of The Force, themed around a galaxy far, far away.

Art Awakens kicks off August 11th with the launch of a two-month-long nationwide fan art competition across the US. Amateur artists can submit their Star Wars : The Force Awakens inspired art on ArtAwakens.com for a chance to be featured in an upcoming professional art exhibit later in the year.

Additionally, coming this November to Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles is a three-day Star Wars: The Force Awakens art exhibit featuring top professional and emerging contemporary artists. All new original pieces will be auctioned off in the name of Star Wars: Force for Change to benefit UNICEF Kid Power, which gives kids the power to save lives. By getting active with the UNICEF Kid Power band, kids earn points which unlock food packets for malnourished children around the world.

Five lucky winners of the Star Wars : The Force Awakens Fan Art Contest, chosen by a judging committee that includes members from Disney, Lucasfilm and the legendary visual effects house Industrial Light and
Magic, will have their art featured in the professional gallery exhibit.
The winners will also have the opportunity to be flown out to Los Angeles to attend the VIP opening night, among other prizes from HP.
Plus some legal talk for those of you who are entering the contest:

No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited or restricted. Open to legal residents of the 50 US and DC, who are at least 18 years old at time of entry with a Tumblr account in good standing. Ends October 11, 2015 at 11:59:59 am PT. Subject to Official Rules at: ArtAwakens.com. Sponsor: ABC, Inc. d/b/a Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Burbank, CA

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