Wednesday, July 17, 2013

America's Parks II

Two Deadlines: (POSTMARK)

August 31, 2013 [Early Entry]
October 15, 2013 [Standard Entry]

Produced by David J. Wagner, L.L.C.

Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art
Bolivar, Missouri
March 16 - April 13, 2014
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Tucson, Arizona
September 13 - October 26, 2014

The primary theme of America's Parks II with the Southwest including the Southwestern U.S. & Northwestern Mexico. Art depicting parks in other locations throughout North America (Canada, Mexico, The United States) will be eligible for the on-line virtual exhibit of PARKS II and awards. However, the museum exhibit will be comprised primarily if not entirely of art depicting parks in the Southwestern U.S. & Northwestern Mexico.

AMERICA’S PARKS II is an exhibition competition open to all artists, the purpose of which is to recognize and promote excellence in original artworks depicting any park (national, state, provincial, county, city, or private) in Canada, Mexico and The United States, with an emphasis on parks in the Southwestern U.S. & Northwestern Mexico.

ELIGIBLE MEDIA: Original, two-dimensional art completed in 2011, ’12, or ’13 is eligible. Eligible media includes: oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, mixed media, pastel, pencil, pen and ink, tempera, batik, textiles, alkyd, scratchboard, original prints (e.g., lithograph, etching, engraving, serigraph), and sculpture in permanent, stable, traditional media: metal, stone, and wood.

Ineligible media includes: any media not listed above such as computer enhanced or generated artwork, photography, reproduction prints, video.

Early Entry: One entry, US$30.00; Two entries, US$50.00; each additional entry, US$20.00
Standard: One entry, US$40.00; each additional entry, US$25.00

LIMIT: There is no limit to the number of entries by an individual artist.

Pam Dean Cable, Executive Director, Susan Kathleen Black Foundation
M. Stephen Doherty, Editor, PleinAir™ Magazine
Todd Wilkinson, Managing Editor, Wildlife Art Journal

  • America’s Parks Sculpture Award
  • The Michael C. and Priscilla V. Baldwin Foundation Sonoran Desert Art Award
  • Susan Kathleen Black Foundation Floral Art Award
  • PleinAir™ Magazine Juror’s Choice Award
  • Society of Animal Artists Wildlife Art Award
  • Wildlife Art Journal Juror’s Choice Award
  • Additional awards possible pending funding

Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, Missouri, March 16 - April 13, 2014
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, September 13 - October 26, 2014
Additional venues possible.

Download Prospectus/Entry Form:'sParksIIProspectusMasterFile.pdf

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For questions or additonal information, contact:
David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator/Tour Director
Phone: 414-221-6878