24 Feb 2019

Competitions 2019 Biennale National Juried Exhibition

Art League of Hilton Head IslandHilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: March 22, 2019 – Art League of Hilton Head invites you to enter the 2019 Biennale, its 26th National Juried Exhibition, held every other year across multiple media types. Over $5000 in cash prizes will be awarded. All works of art selected by 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.

Open to U.S. artists. Entries must be original in concept, composition and execution. 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.


  • Oil or Acrylic on canvas or board.
  • Watermedia – watercolor or acrylic on paper under plexiglass
  • Pastel
  • Mixed Media- Clear use of two or more materials on any surface
  • Three–dimensional art.
  • Photography – digital or film.
  • All other – Including drawing (graphite, color pencil, charcoal, etc.) and original prints lithographs, etchings, monoprints, woodcuts, etc)

Giclees, any photo reproductive process or computer art will not be accepted.

The 2019 Biennale judge is Alan Flattmann, an internationally known, award-winning artist accomplished in oil and watercolor and best known for his work in pastel. His book The Art of Pastel Painting is still widely considered the definitive guide to pastel. He is a Pastel Society of America’s Hall of Fame Honoree and an Eminent Pastelist of the International Association of Pastel Societies. Flattmann’s work has been featured in over 40 art books and magazines including Plein Air, Watercolor, American Artist, and Pastel Journal… see more

Over $5000 in cash prizes will be awarded.

A non-refundable fee of $35 enables each artist to enter up to 1 application of 1 work and submit 1 image. Up to two additional applications may be entered for $10 each. Only one piece will be accepted per artist.

Visit us online for more details. All entries will be juried from a digital image.

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.

Entry Deadline: March 22, 2019
Notification Date: April 5, 2019
Event Date: May 7 to June 1, 2019

The Art League of Hilton Head promotes and supports visual arts through exhibitions, education, and partnerships for the cultural enhancement of the community and its visions. We are a Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization.

Art League of Hilton Head
14 Shelter Cove Ln
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards and Exhibition – Group.

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