8 Oct 2016

Competitions Valdosta National 2017

Dedo Maranville Fine Arts GalleryValdosta, Georgia, United States


Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: November 6, 2016 – The Valdosta National is South Georgia’s premier national all-media art competition. Hosted by the Valdosta State University Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery, 2017 will be the 29th year of the annual juried exhibition showcasing the best in contemporary art nation-wide.

Exhibition: January 17-February 3, 2017.

Open to all artists over 18 living in the United States. All artwork must have been completed in the last 5 years (no earlier than 2011,) original (no Giclees or reproductions,) and not previously shown in the VSU Fine Arts Gallery.

All work must be professionally presented; 2-D work should be framed with plexi-glass, and with a hanging wire. No sawtooth hangers or glass allowed. Paintings may be gallery wrapped (with 1.5 inch edges) without additional framing. There is not a size limitation. Photographs of the artwork submitted and exhibition may be reproduced for non-profit educational and promotional purposes.

Bryce Speed, Assistant Professor of Art, University of Alabama

$1,500.00 in awards

$35 for 3 different artworks. No sales commission; works need not be for sale.

Visit Valdosta National 2016 online to apply.

Notifications e-mailed: By December 9, 2016


  • Deadline for entry: November 6, 2016, 11:59 pm Mountain Time Zone
  • Notifications e-mailed: By December 9, 2016
  • Deadline for receipt of accepted work (hand-delivered or shipped): January 6, 3 pm.
  • Opening Reception: January 17, 6 pm-7:30 pm
  • Exhibition closes: Friday, February 3, 3 pm
  • Pick up of hand-delivered work: February 6, 8:30AM-5:30 pm
  • Return of shipped work: Sent by February 10

Insurance provided while art is in the gallery.

The VSU Fine Arts Gallery is committed to providing a teaching and learning environment serving a diverse student body and local audience. The Gallery fills a unique niche in the region as a venue for exhibitions showcasing student artwork as well as art from outside the region. Diverse exhibitions serve both the state and regional community by providing cultural enrichment and expanded educational opportunities to everyone.

Valdosta Sate University
Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery
Department of Art
1500 N. Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA 31698

Opp Categories: + Open to All Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 11 Nov thru Dec, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards and Exhibition – Group. Opportunity expires in 17 days.

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