America’s Parks Through the Beauty of Art celebrates the original artwork of artists who have captured scenes and images depicting parks in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Subject matter may be from any park be it a national, state, provincial, county or a city park.
Jurors are M. Stephen Doherty, editor of PleinAir Magazine; Susan T. Fisher, past president of the American Society of Botanical Artists & director of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute; and Todd Wilkinson, managing editor of Wildlife Art Journal.
The inaugural exhibition of America’s Parks Through the Beauty of Art will be held in Bolivar, Missouri at the Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art,
March 17 – April 14, 2013. Additional exhibitions are planned for 2014 and 2015.
Complete details can be viewed in the prospectus for the inaugural exhibition. Here is quick look at some important information:
- Eligibility: Open to all artists
- Eligible Subject Matter: Original artwork of subject matter found in any national, state, provincial, county or city park or any park of any other such unit in Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
- Eligible Media: Original, two-dimensional art completed in 2010, 2011 or 2012. See prospectus for more details, including ineligible media.
- Entry Fees: Early-entry Fee is US$30 for one entry, US$50 for two entries and US$20 for each additional entry. Standard Deadline Fee is US$40 for one entry, each additional entry US$25.
Download the “America’s Parks” Prospectus for the 2013 Inaugural Exhibition to read all details and to obtain an entry form.