Friday, October 02, 2015

Au Naturel: the Nude in the 21st Century

Deadline: November 7, 2015 {ONLINE}

Au Naturel: the Nude in the 21st Century
Clatsop Community College

Astoria, Oregon
January 21 - March 10, 2016

Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century is an international juried competition hosted annually by the Art Center of Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon, with a focus on the time-honored tradition of the nude human figure, an art form that continues to inspire and challenge many artists today as one of the most potentially rewarding subjects to explore.

Eligibility: Au Naturel is an international juried competition open to all artists working in any two dimensional drawing, painting, and printmaking media with a focus on the nude human figure as subject matter in any form ranging from representational to abstract, and in which the handmade mark is employed as the primary means of image-making.

Due to the special focus of this exhibit, photography is not eligible.

Entrants must be 18 years or older. Submitted artwork must have been executed in the last three years and must be available for the duration of the exhibit. Any artwork reproduced by photo mechanical processes (including giclée prints) will not be accepted.

FEES: Non-refundable $40 entry fee for the submission of one to three images, and $5.00 for each additional image beyond the third. Maximum number of images that may be submitted is 15.

JUROR: Lisa Harris, the Director and Owner of Lisa Harris Gallery in Seattle.

• $1000 in cash prizes
• Up to $2000 in purchase awards
• One artist will be chosen to be featured in a solo show for the following exhibition season
• A select number of Visiting Artist Workshop awards will also be granted

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Au Naturel International Juried Exhibition
c/o Kristin Shauck
Visual Arts Center
Clatsop Community College
1651 Lexington Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103