Competitions 68th Annual Exhibition of Traditional Realism
U.S. National Deadline: March 17, 2018 – Academic Artists Association 68th Annual National Exhibition of Traditional Realism, May 9 – 25, 2018, Arts Center East, Vernon CT. Open to all living U.S. artists. One work only. All original classic media in representational manner in the categories of Oils, Watercolors, Graphics, Pastels and Sculpture. No Photographs, Giclees or Digital Prints accepted.
Realism as defined by the Academic Artist would be representational art work encompassing a wide range of art from soft impressionism, through detailed photo realism in watercolor, pastel, oil, and acrylic mediums. Sculpture is also exhibited in stone, bronze and many modern and unique mediums.
Over $7500 in prizes across multiple media categories. You will be able to submit your entry by email.
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Also see photos of last year exhibition.
A 20% commission will be retained on all sales. If work is listed N.F.S., the value must be given.
Founded by Springfield artist Harriet R. Lumis in 1949 in response to the developing trend in the art world away from representational work, Academic Artists Association has remained true to Lumis’ founding principals. Each year, the Association has sponsored a show representing the finest of realism in art.
Academic Artists Association
Arts Center East
709 Hartford Turnpike