American Women Artists announces the 2016 Spring Online Juried Show, an exclusive juried show opportunity for our Associate Artist Members. Final works selected will appear in the online gallery on AWA’s website www.americanwomenartists.org, and will be featured in our E-newsletter and through our social media. AWA is dedicated to providing professional opportunities for women in the visual fine arts. The Spring Online Juried Show creates an additional exhibition opportunity for our associate members, showcasing selected works on the AWA website Gallery for a full year.
Open to any AWA Associate member currently paid for 2016 working representationally in either 2D or 3D, in a traditional or contemporary style, the Spring Online Juried Show application process will begin January 15, 2016 and end on March 20, 2016. Finalists will be announced in the beginning of April 2016.
Finalists will also be juried for awards and prizes. Two Grand Prize winners will be chosen from the group of finalists (one in the 2D and one in the 3D category), along with one overall Second Prize and one overall Third Prize. Several Awards of Merit will also be selected.
Open to all AWA Associate members. Applicant must be an AWA Associate member of current standing with dues paid or renewed for 2016. Annual dues are $60. If 2016 dues are not paid, entry will be disqualified. If you are unsure whether you’ve paid your 2016 dues, please email email@example.com. To join as a new member, visit www.americanwomenartists.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an Associate membership invoice.
Representational art - drawing, painting, or sculpture. Work must be original and completed within the last two years. Application process begins on January 15, 2016.
Acceptable mediums for sculpture: cast metal, fabricated metal, stone, fired terra cotta, glass, wood
Acceptable mediums for painting : oil, acrylic, water media, pastel and egg tempera, encaustic, mixed mediums, batik
Acceptable mediums for drawing: conte crayon, colored pencil, graphite, pen & ink, scratchboard.
Not Accepted : craft, jewelry, photography, digital art or any work containing computer generated elements
As this is an online show, there is no size restriction on work submitted.
Follow all instructions on JPEG image requirements for submission through Juried Art Services. Format JPEG images to 300ppi, not to exceed 1800 pixels on longest side.
All works entered must not have been accepted for a previous AWA national juried competition show.
Maximum entries: three (3)
Maximum of one (1) piece of artwork per accepted artist will be juried into the online show.
By submitting images to this juried opportunity, you understand and agree that accepted images will be displayed on AWA website, Facebook page, and other social and/or print media. Artists retain copyright to their image(s).
$25 for up to 3 images.
Final acceptance of all submissions is March 20, 2016.
Two Grand Prize winners will be chosen from the group of finalists (one in the 2D and one in the 3D category), along with one overall Second Prize and one overall Third Prize. Several Awards of Merit will also be selected.
Grand prize winners in both 2D and 3D categories each receive $200 cash award, merchandise awards, and waived jury fees for AWA’s 2016 National Juried Exhibition, should they decide to submit work for application to that competition. Second prize winner will receive merchandise/sponsor award and $150 cash award. Third prize winner will receive merchandise/sponsor award and $100 cash award. Award of Merit winners will receive certificates of recognition. All award winners will be recognized on AWA website, social media, E-newsletter.
SELECTION PANEL & JUROR OF AWARDS
A panel consisting of AWA Master and Signature members will select finalists. Award winners will be selected by Juror of awards (to be determined).
By entering this exhibition, you agree that you have read and will abide by all rules outlined in this prospectus. All membership and jury fees are non-refundable; Overpayment of any fee will be considered a donation and will not be refunded.