CALL FOR ART – 65th Annual Juried Exhibition. Deadline July 22 at 11:59pm. Cash prizes!

  • Posted on July 11, 2019

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65TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION
August 16 – October 12, 2019 
DAG’s SunTrust Gallery

JUROR
Emily Stamey, Curator of Exhibitions, Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro

ELIGIBILITY
All artists working in any medium are encouraged to submit up to 3 original artworks for consideration to one of the Durham Art Guild’s largest and most impressive exhibitions of the year. Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Artists chosen by the juror will be included in a group exhibition of selected artworks at the Durham Art Guild’s SunTrust Gallery and will be considered for all awards including $1,400 in cash prizes.

SCHEDULE
Submission deadline: July 22, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. 
Notification of acceptance: August 1, 2019
Delivery of accepted work: August 11 + 12, 2019 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Exhibition dates: August 16 – October 12, 2019
Public receptions during Third Friday Durham: August 16 and September 20, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Juror lecture: Yet to be determined
Pick up of work: October 13 + 14, 2019 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

AWARDS
1st Place: $800 / 2nd Place: $400 / 3rd Place: $200 / People’s Choice Award

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be determined by the juror and announced at the juror lecture on a date yet to be determined in SunTrust Gallery. The People’s Choice Award will be determined by exhibition attendees and will be tallied and announced after the close of the exhibition. Awards will be mailed after the close of the exhibition.

Three additional Honorable Mentrion selections will be made by the juror and those artists will receive a submission fee waiver to submit work for consideration to next year’s 66th Annual Juried Exhibition.

FEES
DAG member entry fee is $25. Non-member entry fee is $35. The fee is per artist and each artist can submit up to 3 works with their application. *Some scholarship options for submission fees are available.

DAG membership is open to all artists and arts enthusiasts (not just Durham residents) so please visit our website www.durhamartguild.org to join/renew or learn more about the additional benefits of DAG membership. The Guild strives to make membership accessible to a broad range of artists and arts enthusiasts by providing discounted student level memberships and membership scholarship options.

*If the cost of the application processing fee is a challenge and preventing you from entering this exhibition, please email gallerydirector@durhamartguild.org to discuss scholarship options preferably no less than 24 hrs from the submission deadline. 

MORE INFO
Be sure to read the complete call for art with submission instructions and additional information by clicking the button below. If you have further questions about this opportunity contact gallerydirector@durhamartguild.org.

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ABOUT THE JUROR
Dr. Emily Stamey is Curator of Exhibitions at the Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Her most recent projects include Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World and solo exhibitions of work by Sanford Biggers, Danica Phelps, and Hank Willis Thomas. She is currently preparing To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art, which opens in February. Stamey has held curatorial positions at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona and the Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University in Kansas. Her research focuses on the social histories of modern and contemporary art in the United States. She holds an MA and PhD in art history from the University of Kansas and a BA in art history from Grinnell College in Iowa.