Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) September 25, 2013
Santa Fe Creative Tourism announces a year of workshop giveaways in partnership with Heritage Hotels. This exciting new series of contests and sweepstakes invites participants to share their best ideas, talents, and creations in an effort to win a free workshop with one of Santa Fe’s finest artists. Five giveaways are planned through April 2014, with three already underway:
● Facebook Fiber Arts Contest: Open to fiber artists of all kinds, from sewing and knitting to felting and weaving. The best original fiber art creation wins a private 3-hour workshop with acclaimed fiber artist Miriam Leth-Espensen, and one night’s stay with Heritage Hotels. Finalists will be selected from the entries receiving the most votes and complying with all contest rules.Contest ends October 16, 2013.
● Facebook Photo Caption Contest: Submit the best title or caption for intuitive painter Julie Claire’s painting and receive a one-day Intuitive Painting Workshop with the artist on Canyon Road, as well as one night’s stay with Heritage Hotels. From the artist: “This workshop is for people who want to play, paint, create, explore, open up and come alive! Jump start your art making or newly discover your inner artist and bring inspiration into your life. Paint from a place of freedom and openness rather than criticism and shut down. Experience intuitive painting in a small group and sacred space with inspired music, poetry and soulful conversation.” Finalists will be selected from the entries receiving the most votes and complying with all contest rules. Contest ends November 18, 2013.
● SFCT Sweepstakes: A valid email address is all that is needed to enter! Winner, to be chosen randomly from all qualifying participants, will receive a two-day Monotype Printmaking Workshop with Sasha Linda Wasko, and one night’s stay with Heritage Hotels. This workshop will cover multiple plate monotypes, stencils, calligraphy, viscosity monotypes, chine colle, and mixed media. The class includes a discussion on various papers, inks, and tools for the monotype printing. Each person will explore their own creative visions while solving artistic and technical problems. Contest ends September 30, 2013.
Winners will choose from one of the following Heritage Hotel locations: Hotel St. Francis, Hotel Chimayo, or the Lodge at Santa Fe. Stay tuned for updates on upcoming contests and giveaways, including the Pinterest New Mexico Contest in January 2014, and the Twitter Pottery Contest in February 2014. Contest guidelines and prize details are forthcoming.
For more information, or questions about the giveaways, please contact Brent Hanifl, Santa Fe Creative Tourism coordinator, at santafecreativetourism(at)gmail(dot)com, or by phone at 608.792.5746.
Santa Fe Creative Tourism program is a project of the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, which offers over 250 creative experiences throughout the year. In 2005, UNESCO named Santa Fe to the Creative Cities Network, the first American city to be so honored.
ABOUT HERITAGE HOTELS & RESORTS, INC.: Heritage Hotels and Resorts, Inc. offers a collection of culturally designed hotels in New Mexico. Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town and Nativo Lodge are located in Albuquerque, NM; Hotel St. Francis, Lodge at Santa Fe, and Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe are located in Santa Fe, NM; Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces is located in Las Cruces, NM and Palacio de Marquesa is in Taos, NM. All hotels are locally and minority owned and support cultural preservation and causes.