Print & Art Manifest Press: The International Painting Annual – $2000 in Awards
International Deadline: June 30, 2017 – This is a BOOK project of Manifest Press, an extension of Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, calling for submissions of original works, created within 2014-2017, created with any media applicable to the practice of traditional painting including but not limited to printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, drawing, installation, etc., are all possibly valid.
There will be three cash prizes of $1200, $500, and $300 for first, second, and third place winners. Each award winner will have a brief artist’s statement included in the publication and each participating artist receives a complimentary copy of the finished book.
The International Painting Annual is open to any artist submitting original works of art or design created within the past three plus years (2014 – 2017). Artists, designers, illustrators, professionals, and students in ALL disciplines are encouraged to submit. Manifest is eager to receive works of painting in a wide range of applications.
Open to any media applicable to the practice of painting including but by no means limited to traditional painting media. Printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, drawing, installation, etc., are all possibly valid.
ESSAYS and other painting-related writings
Manifest calls for scholarly, critical, and creative writing for publishing it each of its three publication projects
JURY & CURATOR
Manifest’s selection process involves a complex two-part system. This project will be juried by a 5-9 member panel of professional and academic volunteer advisors with a broad range of expertise.
Each artist/author selected for inclusion in the INPA will receive one complimentary copy of the publication. In 2011, the INDA 5 was awarded a national silver medal award from the Independent Publishers Association in their New York City ceremony, and in 2013 the INPHA 1 received a bronze medal award in the same ceremony, as did the INDA 8 in 2015. Manifest’s books are distributed to bookstores and university libraries across the country, including museum bookstores, and are available through Amazon.com as well as at Manifest Gallery and on the Manifest website. Arts patrons, artists, professors, and art students around the world collect our publications. The books are offered at an academic discount to professors, students, and institutions of learning around the world.
ONLINE INPA RESOURCE
An Internet-based online International Painting Annual Resource will be published to accompany the printed Annual. This will feature statements, bios, contact info., and professional information for each person included.
AWARDS & CASH PRIZES
First, Second, and Third Place awards for works of painting will be decided by the jury committee. Each award winner will have a brief artist’s statement included in the publication. There will be three cash prizes of $1200, $500, and $300 for first, second, and third place winners.
$36 for up to three entries submitted. $10 per each additional entry.
- June 30, 2017 Deadline for entry
- September 29, 2017 Notifications sent by e-mail on or around this date
- Mid 2018 Publication available and awards announced
Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization located in East Walnut Hills in Cincinnati, Ohio. We serve as a venue for the display and experience of insightful, thought provoking art and design, and functions as a hub for creative research and innovation at all levels of artistic endeavor.
2727 Woodburn Avenue
East Walnut Hills
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
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