8 Jul 2017

Competitions Lore Degenstein Gallery 9th Annual Figurative Drawing & Painting Exhibition

Lore Degenstein GallerySelinsgrove, Pennsylvania, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: September 2, 2017 – The Lore Degenstein Gallery of Susquehanna University announces a call for artists for its  Ninth Annual National Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition and Exhibition, on display October 28 – December 10, 2017. $6000 in Cash Awards.

Our annual national juried Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition holds a prominent place in the exhibition schedule and has been instrumental in building our permanent collection of contemporary figurative art.

This is a juried visual art competition and exhibition that is open to two-dimensional figurative artists (referencing the human figure), who are over the age of 18, working in painting, drawing, printmaking, or fiber.

Alia El-Bermani is a Contemporary Figurative Painter currently living, working and teaching in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Best of Show: $2,500
Second: $1,250
Third: $950
Fourth: $750
Fifth: $550.

Exhibition inclusions will be juried from digital media, so quality is essential. Artists may submit up to three (3) works for the non-refundable fee of $25. All works entered must have been created within the last five (5) years


The Gallery will take no commission on sale of work. All sales inquiries will be referred to the artists.

September 2: Postmark deadline for receiving images
Sept. 14/15: Notification e-mailed
October 16: Deadline for received works
October 28: Exhibition Opening and Award Presentation (7 – 9 pm)
December 10: Exhibition ends
December 12: Starting date for return of works (shipping will be on hold for the holiday rush between Dec 20 through Jan 3)

If you have any questions or encounter any difficulties with your submission, please contact gallery director, Dan Olivetti at (570) 372-4059.

The Lore Degenstein Gallery presents work by both professional and student artists in five exhibitions a year. The gallery is located in the Degenstein Campus Center. All Lore Degenstein Gallery events are free and open to the public.

Lore Degenstein Gallery
Susquehanna University
514 University Avenue
Selinsgrove, PA 17870

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards and Exhibition – Group. Opportunity expires in 36 days.

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