Competitions Yosemite Renaissance 35
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International Deadline: November 20, 2019 – The Yosemite Renaissance Exhibition is an annual exhibit that offers an opportunity for artists inspired by nature and the California Sierra Nevada region to display and promote their art. The exhibit opens at the historic Yosemite National Park Museum Gallery in the heart of Yosemite Valley, then travels to other art centers across California.
The exhibit is open to artists worldwide. All submissions must be completed in English. Participating artists must be able to communicate in English, either directly or through an interpreter.
The exhibit is open to visual artists and artisans working in all media including but not limited to: oil & acrylic painting, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, printmaking, photography, digital art, drawing, fiber art, glass, woodworking, jewelry, ceramics, and sculpture. No film, video, interactive media or performance. Original works only; no giclée prints or other reproductions.
SELECTION & AWARDS
Preliminary and final selection for inclusion in the exhibit will be made by the jurors from the digital images submitted. Approximately 50 pieces will be selected for the exhibition.
$5,000 in cash awards will be announced at the opening reception at the Yosemite National Park Museum Gallery.
Works from the exhibition may be included in a traveling exhibit through November 2020. Please indicate on your application if you would like your work to be included in the traveling exhibit. 2020 venues include the Yosemite Museum – Yosemite National Park, Kings Art Center – Hanford, Carnegie Arts Center – Turlock, Gallery 5, Yosemite Gateway Gallery Row – Oakhurst. While it is unlikely, venues may change without notice.
Due to space limitations, there is a possibility that some works will not be displayed at a particular venue during the traveling exhibit. Each venue will determine what they can display, at their own discretion.
The cost for the first entry is $25. Additional entries (up to 8) are $15 each. Entry fees are non-refundable.
Visit us online for more information and easy application.
Preliminary and final selection for inclusion in the exhibit will be made by the jurors from the digital images submitted. Approximately 50 pieces will be selected for the exhibition. Jury results will be announced via email in December.
All works submitted must be available for sale. Yosemite Renaissance retains a 40% commission on sales. Once accepted for the exhibition, submitted works must be sold through Yosemite Renaissance, until the close of the exhibit.
- Closing date for submissions – Sunday, 11/20/19
- Notification of Acceptance – Saturday, 12/15/19
- Opening Reception, Yosemite National Park, Museum Gallery – Friday, 2/21/20
- Exhibit ends Yosemite National Park, Museum Gallery – Sunday, 5/3/20
- Exhibit travels 6/1/20 – 11/15/20
Yosemite Renaissance is a non-profit art organization founded in 1985 to encourage artists to create diverse interpretations of Yosemite National Park and the surrounding Sierra Nevada region. The organization seeks to inspire a new generation of people to understand, preserve and protect our wild lands and natural places.
The Yosemite Renaissance Exhibition is an annual exhibit that offers an opportunity for artists inspired by nature and the American wilderness to display and promote their art. The exhibit opens at the historic Yosemite National Park Museum Gallery in the heart of Yosemite Valley, then travels to other art centers across California.
PO Box 767
Yosemite, CA 95389