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CALL for ENTRIES: 2017 USM Nat’l Painting

2017 June 12

Learn more about the 2017 National Juried Painting Exhibition from The University of Southern Mississippi!

BERRY good

Painting with food is fun.  About 15 years ago, I was a gallerist faced with the challenge of creating a curriculum for day camp that would teach children concepts & techniques employed in abstract painting.  Again & again we found that painting with berries was the biggest success.  It bypassed brush skills which are a challenge for kids under 6, and it relieved parents’ worries about the toxicity of paint.  And of course, teaching other people’s children to play with their food is always fun, ha.  This Call is all about painting, but using berries isn’t required.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Entries from The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art (Hattiesburg, MS) for the 2017 National Juried Painting Exhibition. This is a great academic show with a well-known juror & no commission.  This is a great opportunity…

Learn more about the 2017 National Juried Painting Exhibition from The University of Southern Mississippi!CALL for ENTRIES:
2017 Nat’l Painting
from USM Museum of Art

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all US artists,18+

MEDIA:  Open to any painting medium (oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, etc.), and all forms of representational & non-representational painting are eligible.

DEADLINE:  July 1, 2017

NOTIFICATION:  July 22, 2017

ENTRY FEE: $35 for up to 4

JUROR:  Peter Van Dyck studied painting & drawing at the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy.  He also taught in the program from 2000-2002.  He returned to Philadelphia to paint in studio & began exhibiting his work in group shows in Philadelphia, NY & San Francisco.   In 2003, Van Dyck began teaching at the PA Academy of the Fine Arts.  In 2012, he was named one of 25 Important Artists of Tomorrow by American Artist Magazine

AWARDS:  Best in Show $500, 2nd Place $300 & 3rd Place $200

SALES:  Works can be available for purchase or listed as NFS (Not for Sale).  Commission will not be taken on any sales.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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