The iaedp™ Foundation Announces Second Call for Inspirational Annual Mannequin Art Competition for 2019 Symposium

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The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Foundation (iaedp.com) proudly announces the second call for entries for its annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition, created in 2010 to promote healthy awareness and acceptance of body images. The competition incorporates mannequins to help create a unique and realistic palette for artistic expression.

PEKIN, Ill., Oct. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Foundation

(iaedp.com) proudly announces the second call for entries for its annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition, created in 2010 to promote healthy awareness and acceptance of body images. The competition incorporates mannequins to help create a unique and realistic palette for artistic expression.

This is the second call for entries, accepted October 15 through December 15, 2018. Judging is based on clarity of theme, creativity and originality, quality of composition and design and the overall impression and presentation.

The art competition winner will be presented at the 2019 iaedp™ Symposium held in Palm Desert, California at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort February 6 – 10, 2019. A silent auction will be held during the Symposium for sale of artwork with proceeds going to the iaedp™ Foundation.

The first place winner, runner up, honorable mention and Professionals Choice awards are presented during the annual Symposium.

"Each year, we are inspired and humbled by the creative expression of all of the art presentations. This year, we look forward to diverse and powerful entries of mannequin submissions," said Blanche Williams, Assistant Managing Director at the iaedp™ Foundation.

The contest is open to everyone; however, iaedp™ encourages treatment centers and private practices with art therapists to work with patients to provide entries. Mixed media may be used and mannequins can be male or female forms in different body shapes and sizes.

Entries must include a 300-word description that includes the inspiration for artwork and include a two to three sentences about the artist or group. Entries must be electronically submitted to iaedp™ using photographs in jpeg format, high (300+) resolution files for enlargement, photos showing four different angles, and agree to sign an artist release.

About the iaedp™ Foundation: Since 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals has provided education and training standards to an international and multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions. MemberSHARE.iaedp.com is an iaedp™ business journal and online member resource to learn about noteworthy member achievements, continuing education webinars and U.S. and international chapter activity and events; for more information, visit MemberSHARE.

The iaedp™ Foundation's Presidents Council, which provides organization support, includes: Center for Change; Center for Hope of the Sierras; Center For Discovery; Eating Recovery Center; KellerLife Center for Eating Disorders; Laureate Eating Disorders Program; McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers; The Meadows Ranch; Rogers Behavioral Health; Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders; Selah House; The Renfrew Center; Timberline Knolls; Turning Tides Eating Disorder Treatment Center; and Veritas Collaborative.

The iaedp™ Foundation proudly announces the supporting sponsors for the 2019 iaedp™ Symposium: Symposium Bags: Monte Nido & Affiliates Symposium Badges: ACUTE More information about all aspects iaedp™ and its 2019 Symposium can be found at iaedp.com.

 

SOURCE The iaedp Foundation



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