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Art Now 2019: Painting

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Art Now 2019 PaintingsJUROR: ROULA DAVID

CALL FOR ENTRIES DEADLINE: JANUARY 28, 2019

APPLY TO THIS CALL

Submission Fee (Art Now 2019: Painting): $35.00

Artists are invited to submit their work for ART NOW: PAINTING. This is the fifth annual exhibition in the Ann Arbor Art Center’s Art Now series. Each year, on a rotating basis, the Art Center presents a media-focused exhibition as part of the series. This year's exhibit features innovative work in painting.

This exhibition will highlight artists that employ traditional painting techniques, as well as artists who move across disciplines and push the boundaries of what defines contemporary painting, including through the application of hybrid processes and use of mixed media.

Art Now: Painting is characterized by its inclusiveness of genres, styles, aesthetics, concepts, materials, and processes. Since contemporary painting is often tightly integrated with other art forms, submissions are accepted in ANY medium.

Awards: $500 Best in Show, $200 Second Place, $100 Third Place

About the Juror: Roula David

Roula David is the Executive Director of Murals in the Market, the Eastern Market, Detroit-based street art festival that has produced more than 125 outdoor murals since 2014. She is also COO of leading publisher of art prints, 1xRun in Detroit, where she is head of the company’s Special Projects initiative, which pairs artists with projects across the region at the intersection of art, government, and business, including murals for Wayne State University's Mike Ilitch School of Business and the Detroit city government's public art program, City Walls.

Important Dates for Artists:

Submission Deadline: Monday, January 28 at 12:00AM Mountain Time (2:00AM ET)
All Artists Notified of Juror Selections: Thursday, January 31 via email
Accepted Artwork Drop-off Deadline: Monday, February 11
Opening Party / Juror Awards Presentation: Friday, February 15 (6-9pm)
Exhibition Closes: Saturday, March 16
Pick-up of Work: Sunday, March 17 – Thursday, March 21

Submission Guidelines:

This call for entry is open to any artist over the age of 18 who currently resides in the US. Artists are invited to submit up to three images per $35 entry in any combination of individual artwork or detail images. Artworks must have been created within the past three years and not previously shown in any other Ann Arbor Art Center exhibitions. There are no restrictions on artwork dimensions however artists are encouraged to review the gallery space diagram to help guide their submission.

Please Note: This is a juried exhibition and all entries must be submitted digitally through the CaFE website for consideration. Submission does not guarantee artwork acceptance and submission fees are non-refundable. Submissions will not be accepted past the deadline.

LEARN MORE and SUBMIT YOUR WORK HERE.

Juror Roula David's 2018 TED Talk...