Competitions 28th Emerald Coast National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition
U.S. National Deadline: July 6, 2020 – The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries of Northwest Florida State College cordially invite you to apply for the 28th Emerald Coast National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, hosted annually.
On display August 29, 2020 – October 16, 2019.
Open to emerging artists 18 years of age and older. all forms of art including painting, drawing, photography, graphics, printmaking, digital art, sculpture and ceramics, sound art, and performance art are accepted. work must have been completed after January 1, 2019. Work shall be original and entirely the work of the artist. pieces should be able to fit through a 70 inch double door frame width. entries that have previously shown in the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries are not eligible.
This year’s juror is Ndubuisi “Endy” Ezeluomba, Ph.D., Francoise Billion Richardson curator of African art at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
1st best-in-show, (2) 2nd place winners, (3) 3rd place winners, and honorable mentions will receive awards that total in up to $3000, with the 1st place, best-in-show winner receiving a prize of $1000, as well as a solo exhibition within the Holzhauer Gallery in the following 29th Emerald Coast National in 2021.
$35 entry fee for up to three works. The fee funds the exhibition set-up and monetary prizes.
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When submitting artwork for consideration, please follow the informational PDF for labeling artwork submission photos and filling the attached entry form. Entries should be sent by email as listed on Prospectus for validity. A link within the informational PDF has been provided to pay the fee.
Artists will be notified of their acceptance by Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020. If complications arise, artists will be updated and notified regularly.
The Mattie Kelly Arts Center is a $25 million-dollar performing arts and educational complex that hosts Broadway’s best touring shows, visiting artists, dance and opera companies. The complex encompasses a 1,650 seat Mainstage theater which accommodates touring Broadway shows, the 195-seat, flexible Sprint Theater, an art wing with two galleries, a music wing, a visual arts building and the beautiful NWF State College amphitheater.
The complex is the home of the Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts Division of NWF State College.
Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries
100 College Boulevard, East
Niceville, FL 32578
t: (850) 729-6000