Competitions Mark Arts’ Abstract National Exhibition
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U.S. National Deadline: February 18, 2018 – Mark Arts invites all North American artists to apply for the Abstract National Exhibition, April 13 – July 7, 2018.
Artists may submit any two-dimensional abstract, nonrepresentational works in any media including watercolor, oil, gouache, photographs, acrylics, inks, prints, graphite, etching, charcoal, pastel, collage, pencil, mixed media and others (excluding installation art). Artwork must have been created in the past two years. Works must be display ready. Wrapped canvases are permitted.
Work must not have been exhibited previously in a Mark Arts exhibition. Each entry must be wholly designed and executed by the artist.
The juror is Jerry McLaughlin, who has been a working visual artist for 20 years. He is an expert in all aspects of cold wax medium and is also adept as a teacher and writer. McLaughlin, who resides in Oakland, California, trained as a pediatric intensive care physician. See more…
Cash awards of $3,000 will be given, and patron purchase awards are also anticipated.
Mark Arts publishes an illustrated catalog with all accepted entries. A complimentary copy will be mailed to each entrant.
All artworks must be available for sale. A 40% commission is charged on all sales and patron purchase awards from this exhibition.
February 18 Online registration closes
February 26 Result notification emails
April 6 Deadline for receipt of shipped artwork
April 13 Opening reception
July 7 Exhibition closes
July 9 Hand-delivered artwork picked up
July16 Shipped artwork returned
Originally founded as the Wichita Art Association in 1920, Mark Arts is the area’s oldest and most comprehensive visual arts organization. For more than 95 years, Mark Arts has made art and arts education available to the citizens of Wichita and the surrounding communities.
1307 N. Rock Road
Wichita, KS 67206
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