Call for Submissions to Hartwick’s 2017 ‘Peep Show’

Hartwick’s annual oozy, gooey, sugary, marshmallow “Peep Show” will be held on Friday, April 21 in the Foyer of Anderson Center for the Arts on the Hartwick College campus. The yearly ode to the marshmallow treat is free and the public is encouraged to both attend and participate.

Each spring, Hartwick College holds its Peep Show, during which all members of the College and surrounding communities are welcome to create a work of art representing, interpreting, defacing, mocking, celebrating, or analyzing the infamous marshmallow treat. Artists, friends, and Peep-lovers alike are invited to come view the art, enjoy some refreshments, and attend the Awards Ceremony.

All Peep-inspired entries must be dropped off at the Anderson Center for the Arts between 9 a.m. and noon on Friday, April 21. This year’s celebrity judges are “the illustrious” husband and wife team of Lesley and Jake Wolff, a lecturer in art and art history and assistant professor of English, respectively. Judging starts at 2 p.m. and a reception will begin at 3:30 p.m. The Peep-tastic Award Ceremony will commence at 4 p.m.

This year the Peep Show is hosted by Kappa Pi, the campus’ branch of the international art and art history honorary society.

For further information on the event, contact Kappa Pi President Laura Cernik at cernikl@hartwick.edu or 518-779-9033.

Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick’s expansive curriculum emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact:     David Lubell
E-mail:       lubelld@hartwick.edu
Phone:        607-431-4031

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