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Miss CAM Antonio 2013 (Update)

The contest to see who will be the next Miss CAM Antonio ended at 12:00 am, Feb. 24.  We thank all those who participated and hope to see everyone at the CAM Kick Off Party on Thursday, February 28th, at the Blue Star Contemporary Arts Museum, where the new Miss Cam Antonio will be crowned.  Festivities run from 6p-9p.  

Miss CAM Antonio Contest Strikes Back!

 

Contemporary Art Month is thrilled to announce the return of the Miss CAM Antonio Contest!!!!

Miss CAM Antonio 2013 logo

 

This virtual pageant will again take place on the Miss CAM Antonio facebook page (www.facebook.com/CAMAntonio2013

The contest is open to anyone currently living in San Antonio: male or female, young or old.  To compete, contestants must answer the pageant-inspired question, "As Miss CAM Antonio, how would you promote contemporary art in San Antonio?"

Contestants post their answers on the Miss CAM Antonio facebook page in the form of words, photos, video or any other medium that can fit into a wall post.  Answers may be posted from now until Sunday Feb 24, 2013.

The Finalists will be determined by the number of "likes" the contestant's wall post receives. The four entrants receiving the most "likes" will proceed to the finalist round, judged by a panel of CAM Executive and Artist Advisory Board members.

The winner will be crowned during the Contemporary Art Month kick-off party at Blue Star Art Contemporary Arts Museum, on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6-9pm.

Miss CAM Antonio must be available to greet his or her adoring public on the following dates: March 1, 9 15, 16,23, 24, 27, & 29.

Miss CAM Antonio receives a custom designed crown by local artist Mat Kubo and a pair of tickets to the Contemporary Art Month closing party, among other prizes.  CAM will promote the winner in social media and traditional press materials.  The winner may even get a photo-op astride a tractor!

Vote for the Cammies

The Cammie Awards honor exceptional art during Contemporary Art Month. The Cammies are determined by popular vote. Cast your vote by submitting the form below. The deadline is 7pm on Thursday, March 29. Artists and curators working in all mediums are qualified candidates. The only requirement is that they present an artwork, exhibition, or performance during Contemporary Art Month, prior to the Award Ceremony on March 30th, and be listed on the 2012 CAM calendar. You may only vote once. If you have an account on this website, you may edit your votes anytime before the deadline.

Miss CAM Antonio 2012: Amada Claire Miller

Amada Claire Miller crowned Miss CAM Antonio

Amada Claire Miller being crowned Miss CAM Antonio by Nina Hassel. Crown by Chris Sauter, sash by Andrea Kirschner. (Photo courtesy Nick Hendrix)

We are pleased to announce the winner of our first Miss CAM Antonio contest. On Thursday at the CAM Kick-Off at Blue Star, Amada Claire Miller of Hello Studio was crowned Miss CAM Antonio. She made her first post-kick-off appearance in her official capacity at Artpace's Taco Friday the next day. 

She is also participating in our Open Studio Tour on March 25, and will be having a reception at her studio on March 24.

We'd also like to congratulate the four other finalists, who all put together fantastic entries: Nikki Young, Susan Squid Michael, Norma Villa, and Haydeé Muñoz.

Thanks to everyone who submitted entries and voted for Miss CAM Antonio. And thanks especially to Chris Sauter for creating the amazing crown, and Andrea Kirschner for the beautiful sash.

You could be Miss CAM Antonio

In honor of 2012’s newly feminized logo, Contemporary Art Month and Blue Star Contemporary Art Center presents the Miss CAM Antonio contest. This virtual pageant will take place on the new Miss CAM Antonio Facebook page.

Miss CAM Antonio receives a custom designed tiara by local artist Chris Sauter and a pair of tickets to the Contemporary Art Month closing party among other prizes.

The contest is open to anyone currently living in San Antonio: male or female, young or old. To compete, contestants must answer the classic pageant-inspired question: “As Miss CAM Antonio how would you promote contemporary art in San Antonio?” Contestants post their answers on the Miss CAM Antonio Facebook page in the form of words, video, photos, or any other medium that can fit into a wall post. Submissions will be accepted until February 24, 2012.

The finalists will be determined by the number of “likes” the contestant’s wall post receives. The top four receiving the most “likes” will proceed to the finalist round, judged by a panel of CAM and Blue Star Art members. The winner will be crowned during the Contemporary Art Month kick-off party at Blue Star Art Contemporary Art Center on Thursday, March 1, from 6-9 p.m.