12 Jul 2018

Competitions $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award

Miami UniversityOxford, Ohio, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: September 13, 2018 – Young Painters, U.S. residents, ages 25–35 as of competition entry are invited to participate in an annual juried competition for the 2019 $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 will become part of the Miami University Best Young Painters of the 21st Century Collection.

Year 2019: Representational Realism Painting only.

Barry Schwabsky is art critic for The Nation and co-editor of international reviews for Artforum. He also writes for such publications as the London Review of Books and New Left Review.

He has curated a number of exhibitions including, most recently, Tightrope Walk: Painted Images After Abstraction (White Cube, London, 2015), R.B. Kitaj: The Exile at Home (Marlborough Contemporary, New York, 2017), Apostolos Georgiou: Positions (Frank J. Yang Art and Education Foundation, Shenzhen, China, 2018) and The Divine Joke (Anita Rogers Gallery, New York, 2018)… see more

$10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Purchase Award
$1,500 Second Place
$1,000 Third Place

View complete Prospectus and download Entry Form. Submission will be by email.

Work dimensions should not exceed 72″, artwork must have been 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.

Finalists chosen by the Juror will be notified in mid-October 2018. Images of the finalists’ works will be retained by Miami University. The $10,000 Yeck Purchase Award winner may be invited to visit the University to coincide with the 2019 competition.

Contact: Ann Taulbee, Director
t: 513.529.1883

Young Painters 2019
Department of Art
400 S. Patterson Avenue, Room 124, Art Building
Miami University
Oxford, OH 45056-2486

Opp Categories: + Open to One Medium and Painting Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, Exhibition – Solo, In-Kind Benefit, and Purchase.

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