Nicolet College Art Gallery & Northern Arts Council (WI), National Call for Entries: 31st Annual Northern National Art Competition
Deadline: June 30th, 2018 (postmarked)
From their call: Join artists from throughout the nation in this competition to celebrate creativity through a variety of mediums. This event is a cooperative venture of the Northern Arts Council and the Nicolet College Art Gallery. Juried national competition open to original contemporary 2D art from across America. Entry fee.
Juror/Judge: A native Angeleno, Mark Steven Greenfield studied under Charles White and John Riddle at Otis Art Institute. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Art Education from California State University, Long Beach and a Masters of Fine Arts degree in painting and drawing from California State University Los Angeles. He served as director of the Watts Towers Arts Center from 1993 – 2002 and the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery from 2004 – 2010. Greenfield’s work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States and internationally. His work deals primarily with the African American experience and in recent years has focused on the effects of stereotypes and racial politics on American culture
Eligibility: The competition is open to all artists 18 years or older who are US residents. Each artist may submit one or two images of recent, original, 2D hangable artwork in any medium including drawing, painting, collage, photography, fiber, and mixed media. There is no theme.
Prizes and Awards: More than $8,500 will be awarded, including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence. Awards are based upon the actual artworks. Shipped work must arrive at the Nicolet Art Gallery by September 14 and remain for the entire exhibition. You may hand deliver entries on September 15 from 10 am – 4 pm. All proceeds of sales are assigned to the artist. Awards will be distributed after the close of the show.
Website link for more detailed information: http://www.nicoletcollege.edu/about/creative-arts-series/art-gallery/northern_national_art_competition/index.html
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