Monday, November 06, 2006

The Nancie Mattice Award
for Emerging Artists 2007

DEADLINE: December 31, 2006 (Postmark)

The Nancie Mattice Award for Emerging Artists 2007 is a juried competition sponsored by Dangenart Gallery. This first annual competition is devoted to discovery and introduction of new emerging artists to be included in a group exhibition. Works selected are solely based on their merit and originality, NOT the artists' experiences and credentials. This event will be open to all artists working in any media. Details of this competition and awards are listed as follows.


  • Cash Award
    $500 grand prize cash award will be presented to one artist
  • Exhibition Awards
    Group exhibition of the artist winners Feb 27 – Mar 17, 2007
    6 or more artists will be selected.
  • Gallery Representation and Promotion Awards
    All winners are offered a free six-month representation period by Dangenart Gallery. Services include:
    a. Internet Promotion: Winners will be featured for six months on the Dangenart Gallery web site, exposing the artist's work to all interested Internet viewers.
    b. Internet marketing campaign to various international contemporary art galleries and to the private Dangenart Gallery art buyers list.
    c. Monthly art reception hosted by Dangenart.


The competition is open to all artists, national and international, working in all media. All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, digital and installation art are eligible, except video art. Not-for-Sale work is acceptable. Winners must be willing to bear the shipping cost to and from the gallery on time for the exhibit. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to qualify.


Please do NOT send originals. Representation of images can be 35mm slides, prints up to 8.5" x 11" in size, or digital image files. Prints may be any format. Photographic, laser, ink jet are all acceptable.

  • Digital Specifications: Digital image files may be submitted on a PC platform CD, or DVD. TIF or JPG format is also acceptable. Keep files to a maximum of 15MB please.
  • Email submission: Email submission is accepted.


There is a $30 entry fee (not refundable) for up to four slides, prints or digital image files; $5 for each additional.


Artists will be notified of acceptance by January 20, 2007 . Notification will be made solely by email.


There will be a 30% commission on any sales made during the exhibition or off the web site during the six-month representation period. Sales generated by email or publication of the artists work in any catalog or magazine provided by Dangenart during the promotion, will be subject to the commission.

Visit website for full prospectus and application: