Competitions 37th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition
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International Deadline: January 11, 2019 – The Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition is the second-longest running juried print and drawing competition in the country. Every two years it features the best contemporary graphic artwork from around the globe.
This year’s exhibition will be held at seven prominent Peoria Illinois Galleries, The Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, Prairie Center of the Arts, Studios on Sheridan, Illinois Central College, Peoria Art Guild, and on campus at Bradley University at Heuser Art Gallery and Hartmann Center Gallery.
Any artist 18 years of age or older is encouraged to submit original prints or drawings produced within the last three years (2015-2018). Experimental techniques are encouraged.
Open to all traditional and non-traditional graphic media, including all forms of printmaking, drawing, and book arts.
The 37th Bradley International will be juried by Janet Ballweg. Ballweg is currently a Professor of Creative Arts Excellence and the head of the Printmaking program at Bowling Green State University in northwest Ohio.
Three substantial awards will be selected by the juror:
1st Place – $3,000
2nd Place – $1,750
3rd Place – $750
The entry fee is $10 per artwork entered, non-refundable. Number of entries is unlimited.
The Bradley University Galleries will receive 35% commission on all sales. No accepted entries may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition.
January 11 – Post Mark Deadline for entries
January 25 – Artists Notified
February 22 – Artwork Due at Gallery
March 7 – Juror Lecture
March 9 – Exhibition Opening Reception
April 12 – Last day of Exhibition
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The Gallery Program at Bradley University is designed to create a challenging environment that stimulates discourse among students, faculty, staff and the public as they explore the range of ideas addressed in contemporary art. We have two formal exhibition spaces, one in the Heuser Art Center where the art department is located, and one in the Hartmann Center where the theatre department is housed.
Heuser Art Gallery
1400 West Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625
Hartmann Center Gallery
1423 St. James Ave
Peoria, IL 61625