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August 2nd – September 22nd, 2019
All artists in the Midwest are invited to enter the Anderson Museum of Art’s 8th annual FIGURES OF SPEECH competitive exhibition. memorable and interesting works of art. Figures of Speech is a competitive exhibition open to artists 18 years of age or older who live, or have once lived, in the Midwest and created artwork.
Below are just a few examples:
Alliteration: “She sells seashells”
Euphemisms: “A little thin on the top”
Hyperboles: “I’ve told you a hundred times” or “It cost a billion dollars”
Metaphors: “Heart of stone” or “The world is a stage”
Oxymoron: “Jumbo shrimp” or “Small crowd”
Simile: “Like peas in a pod” or “As wise as an owl”
Digital entries due no later than July 8th.
$25 entry fee.
Enter at: www.andersonart.org/figures-of-speech
SQUARE PEG IN A ROUND HOLE – SMART AS A WHIP – CAT GOT YOUR TONGUE – DON’T BITE OFF
MORE THAN YOU CAN CHEW – TIT FOR TAT – SIT A SPELL – PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH
IS – FORK IN THE ROAD – CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK – STILL WATER RUNS DEEP – BETWEEN A ROCK
AND A HARD PLACE – HOLY COW – FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY STING LIKE A BEE – CROCODILE TEARS
– WHAT GOES UP MUST COME DOWN – MOVING AT A SNAIL’S PACE – AS THE CROW FLIES – EVERY
CLOUD HAS A SILVER LINING – WRENCH IN – SOUNDS LIKE SOUR GRAPES TO ME – THE WORKS
– MISERY LOVES COMPANY – PUTTING DOWN ROOTS – WEATHER THE STORM – ALL IS FAIR IN LOVE
AND WAR – A PENNY SAVED IS A PENNY EARNED – SLY AS A FOX – CALL OF THE WILD – EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY – RUNNING AROUND LIKE A CHICKEN WITH ITS HEAD CUT OFF – HOT TOMATO – OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE – COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS – OFF THE RECORD – BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN
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