Competitions $10,000 Yeck Purchase Award
U.S. National Deadline: October 1, 2020 – Young Painters, U.S. residents, ages 25-35 as of competition entry are invited to participate in an annual juried competition for the 2021 $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award.
Entrants should have achieved a significant degree of success as an emerging artist of noteworthy talent. The winner becomes part of the Miami University Painters of the 21st Century Collection.
Exhibition dates: January/February 2021
Kelly Baum is the Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she has worked since 2015. Baum has held curatorial positions at the Princeton University Art Museum (2007–15), the Blanton Museum of Art at University of Texas at Austin (2002–2007), and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (2000–2002).
She has organized dozens of exhibitions… Her writing has been widely published in journals such as October and Art Journal as well as anthologies like Critical Landscapes: Art, Space, Politics. She received her PhD from the University of Delaware in 2005, and was a 2018 fellow in the Center for Curatorial Leadership… see more
$10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Purchase Award
$2,500 Second Place
$2,000 Third Place
View complete Prospectus and download Entry Form. Submission will be by mail.
Submission of paintings: Open to 5 entries; no dimension exceeding 72″, artwork completed within the past three years demonstrating the scope and depth of your work. All works submitted must be available for the exhibition and purchase award.
The 10 Finalists chosen by our 2021 Juror will be notified in mid-October 2020. Images of the finalists’ works will be retained by Miami University. Artworks of finalists to arrive the week of December 7, 2020. The $10,000 Yeck Purchase Award winner will be invited to have a solo exhibit and as a visiting artist to coincide with the 2022 competition.
Contact: Ann Taulbee, Director
Young Painters 2021
Department of Art
400 S. Patterson Avenue, Room 124, Art Building
Oxford, OH 45056-2486