Compete 12th Annual Manifest Prize
International Deadline: October 1, October 18, 2021 – The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists and designers to submit works of art in any media, any genre/style, any size for consideration to be awarded this year’s Manifest Prize. One work will be selected for the award, featured in the gallery, and published. Ten semi-finalist works will also be recognized and published.
THE MANIFEST PRIZE is open to everyone. The only limitation is that entries must represent original works of visual art, design, or high craftsmanship of any kind and be available and capable of being exhibited in one of Manifest’s five galleries. Floor plans are available upon request. Works submitted for this award must have been completed within the past five years (2016-2021).
Open to any and all traditional and non-traditional visual arts genre and media, (including video, photography, sculpture, installation, painting, drawing, etc.). There is no size limit or minimum size required, other than what is capable of being displayed in our gallery space
JURY & CURATOR
Manifest’s selection process involves a complex two-part system. This project will be juried by a 9-12 member panel of professional and academic volunteer advisors with a broad range of expertise.
Manifest Press will produce a high quality hard-cover publication documenting each entire season of exhibits, artists, and works shown. This continues Manifest’s commitment to long-term documentation and dissemination of our projects, and the expansion of physical exhibits into a broader geography and time frame, while also bringing all exhibits together under one cover each year to create a better product which will be more valuable to the public, teachers, libraries, and exhibiting artists.
$5,000 Cash Award! One work will be selected for the award, featured in the gallery, and published. Ten semi-finalist works will also be recognized and published.
- Early Deadline October 1 Fee: $40 for up to five entries submitted. $5 per each additional entry.
- Final Deadline October 18 Fee: $60 for up to five entries submitted. $5 per each additional entry.
SALE OF ARTWORK
All work, unless indicated as not for sale (NFS), will be available for sale during exhibit. Manifest Gallery will retain a commission of 30% of the sale price on artwork sold during the exhibition. Artists set the sale price on the entry form.
Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization located in East Walnut Hills in Cincinnati, Ohio. We serve as a venue for the display and experience of insightful, thought provoking art and design, and functions as a hub for creative research and innovation at all levels of artistic endeavor.
2727 Woodburn Avenue
East Walnut Hills
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206