Competitions Art League of Hilton Head 2021 Biennale
U.S. National Deadline: March 19, 2021 – Art League of Hilton Head invites artists to enter the 2021 Biennale, its 27th National Juried Exhibition, held every other year across multiple media types.
All accepted works of art selected by three jurors will be on display at Art League Gallery in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. This state of the art gallery provides the finest exhibit space with high tourist and community visibility.
The 2021 Biennale exhibition will be free and open to the public from May 4 – 26, 2021. An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Friday, May 7, from 5-7pm.
This exhibition is open to US artists, 18 years or older. Each artist may enter up to three pieces of original artwork created within the last three years and never accepted into an Art League of Hilton Head juried show before. Artwork created under the supervision of an instructor is not eligible. Artwork must not be copied in part or wholly from any published or copyrighted work.
Acceptable categories include Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watermedia, Photography, Mixed Media, Three-Dimensional, and All Other. Giclées are not acceptable. Jewelry art will not be accepted in this exhibit
All works must be quality framed and protected by Plexiglas where appropriate. Only pastel pieces may be covered with glass.
Sculptures and other three-dimensional art must not exceed 48” horizontal and 60” vertical or weigh more than 50 pounds. Freestanding sculptures should not need special mounting. Small works may be enclosed in a clear plastic case. Bas-reliefs must be wired for hanging.
Nationally known, award-winning artist Marc Hanson is a Master Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America (O.P.A.M.), having won numerous awards of excellence throughout his career. He has been published and featured in national art publications including on the covers of Plein Air and Southwest Art Magazine, and in the book ‘Oil Painting Secrets With The Masters,’ by Cindy Salaski. His work has been shown in museums and galleries throughout the United States and abroad… see more
Over $5000 in cash prizes will be awarded.
APPLY ONLINE – $35.00 Entry Fee
All exhibited work must be for sale and priced with intent to sell. A 40% commission to Art League of Hilton Head Island, Inc. will be retained on all sales that occur during the show, or as a result of the show.
Art League of Hilton Head is the only 501 (c) (3) nonprofit visual arts organization on Hilton Head Island with a synergistic Art Gallery and teaching Academy. For almost 50 years, Art League has been the Lowcountry’s creative core for the visual arts with traditional and cutting-edge exhibitions, classes, workshops, lectures and special community art events.
Art League Gallery
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane
Hilton Head, SC 29928
t: (843) 681-5060