ArtReach Alliance briefs

Humorous writing contest
Students in grades 5-12 are invited to submit an original piece of writing for a Valley Reads humorous writing contest. Submit riddles, poems, jokes, humorous stories or any use of humor in writing.
Submissions must be original work written by the applicant. Apply to ArtReach by April 1. Please list a name, age, school, grade, phone number and a parents’ release for performance, pictures and recording. Up to 20 winners will be selected to perform their work at an upcoming pancake breakfast in honor of Valley Reads on April 29.
All submissions must be less than two minutes to read aloud and will be screened. Contestants will be notified by April 15. Submit entries to ArtReach Alliance, 101 Pine St. W., Stillwater, MN 55082. Visit for more information about the Valley Reads program.

Seeking artist members
ArtReach Alliance is seeking artist members. Members can participate in events such as the Stillwater Historic Homes Tour, have their work promoted in our online directory, participate in networking and social events, and have their classes, work or information published in our newsletters and on the Web site. Other benefits include discounts on classes and events. Membership is open to all artists in all media.
Membership forms can be found on the Web site at www. or by calling the ArtReach office at 439-1465.
ArtReach Alliance is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote art and artists in Washington County and western Wisconsin. With a goal of connecting the community and the arts, ArtReach strives to host community art events (such as the Stillwater ArtCrawl, visual art shows and music concerts), provide art education opportunities (with workshops for artists and arts organizations) and works to promote opportunities for our community to enjoy or experience art.

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