Escondido, CA

Art Association plans kids show in April

The Escondido Art Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the arts and the community since 1956, is once again hosting the Kids Kaleidoscope Art Show and competition at the Artists Gallery located at 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido.

The show, sponsored by the Stensrud Foundation and open to kids ages 8 through 18, showcases young artists in the community and presents the winners with ribbons and cash prize awards. Artwork is judged by age group; one entry per artist is permitted, and there are no entry fees to compete. A Reception with refreshments will be held on Second Saturday, April 11, from 3 – 5 p.m., with the awards ceremony taking place at 4 p.m. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

Drop-off dates for artwork at the Artists Gallery are Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. and Monday, April 6, 4–6 p.m. All artwork must be framed and ready to hang with a secure wire (no saw tooth hangers) and Entry Forms are available at the Artists Gallery.

Show dates are Wednesday, April 8 through Friday, May 1. All artwork must be picked up on Saturday, May 2, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. or Monday, May 4, 4–6 p.m.

Questions? Call Joan Segel, 760- 741-3117, Betty Erickson, 760-746- 5400 or Sue Nicolaisen, 760-294-6255, or visit

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