Friday, October 26, 2007

National Modern Day Warrior Art Show Competition Features 30 Young Artists Representing 34 Tribes

BOULDER, CO-The Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is pleased to announce the winning entries for its upcoming 2nd Annual Art Show "Modern Day Warriors: Empowering the Young Voices of Native America." NARF sponsored the national art competition open to Native artists ages 15-35 years. Thirty-nine artists representing 34 different American Indian tribes from across the country participated in this year's competition. A total of 103 works of visual art were reviewed by a national jury comprised of artists and non-profit, business, media, publishing and marketing professionals who chose a total of 50 works of art to be exhibited at the NARF Modern Day Warriors Art Show on November 10th in Boulder.

All artwork will be available for sale at the NARF Modern Day Warrior Art Show to be held at the St. Julien Hotel Ballroom from 7-10pm on Saturday, November 10th. The event is free and open to the public. All selected young artists are donating 50% of all art sales from the event to support the non-profit legal and advocacy work of NARF on behalf of the rights of Native Americans.

A special offer is being made to NCAI Annual Convention participants who will be in Denver on the 10th. NARF has arranged a FREE, roundtrip shuttle service to transport conference participants from the NCAI Host Hotel in Denver to the NARF art show in Boulder. Spaces on the free shuttle are limited to please call to reserve a seat. For more information contact Crystal Echo Hawk, NARF Assistant Director of Development, at 303.447.8760 or via email at crystal@narf.org. Event information is also available at http://narf.convio.net/mdwartshow.