Student art features those future artists that will keep the traditions of the Salt Fork Arts & Crafts Festival alive. When visiting the festival Aug. 9-11 in Cambridge City Park, stop by the Student Arts Tent to see the creative talents of many young people, K-12, from this area.
College students who are majoring or minoring in an art or art-related field are encouraged to display their works this year. Even though the deadline for registration has passed, college students can still go to the website, get a registration form, and send it in by Aug. 3. There will be one $500 award for a college student this year.
Saturday, Aug. 10 at 2:30 p.m. the Student Art Awards will be presented in the Entertainment Tent next to the Student Art Tent.
Cutting paper silhouettes while you wait is something that Varin can do in minutes. Sweet Silhouette recently moved to Columbus, Ohio where she has a reputation for being talented, professional, and reputable. She is self-taught and belongs to the Paper Cutters Guild of America but hasn’t had a chance to join any local art organizations.
In addition to cutting paper silhouettes, Varin also has self-designed wooden frames or pendants that she can use to display her creations. Those who have her silhouettes made say it is amazing how much they look just like them. Her work is always a big hit wherever she goes.
“The Many Face of Old Glory” will be presented by Vane Scott on Saturday evening at 8 p.m. Background music for the history of our flag will be played by Cambridge City Band. Hear the story, accompanied by the musical score written by Eric Benjamin, conductor of the Tuscarawas Philharmonic, of how our United States flag evolved into the Stars and Stripes we have today.
Vane’s father began this tradition and Vane, a veteran of the Navy, has continued to tell the story at events all over the United States. This is the 44th anniversary of Vane Scott’s “The Many Faces of Old Glory.”…