Painting credits from top:
Nelson Shanks, Jamie Wyeth, Daniel E. Greene
The 75th Anniversary Competition, official Rules:
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY:
October 8, 2012
$75 (for up to 3 entries)
Student rate: $35*
*For up to 3 entries, with proof of full-time enrollment at a college, university, academy, or atelier art program
Paintings (in any media), drawings, and sculpture, in all subjects and styles, will be considered for the exhibition. No photography. Only online digital entries will be accepted (no mailed submissions), and entries must be of an actual work available for exhibition. Paintings must not exceed 42 inches in any dimension, including frame; sculpture must not exceed 30 inches in any dimension, and must be light enough for one person to handle. Submitted digital images of artwork are to be high-resolution (at least 300 dpi) JPEGs, 8 x 10 or larger. They must be accompanied by caption information for the work (title, year, medium, dimensions, collection).
HOW ARTWORK WILL BE SELECTED:
The jurors will be looking for the following types of work to fit the curatorial theme: work from artists who have either studied with or been heavily influenced by one or more of the core exhibiting artists; artists who have continued in that tradition or taken it in a new direction; and/or artists who consider representational art a significant part of their influence or practice but who are expanding and experimenting in new directions. If selected, artists must send or deliver their work to the Salmagundi Club in New York City framed and ready to hang (dates for delivery to be announced; will be near the exhibition date in April of 2013). They must also be prepared to pick up or mail back their work at the conclusion of the exhibition. Shipment of artwork to and from the exhibition is at the artist's own cost. Full details on shipping and delivery will be detailed in a prospectus to the selected entrants.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:
Winners will be notified on or around November 15, 2012.
The 75th Anniversary Competition is open to all legal residents of the United States. Winners will be asked to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release within 15 days of notification. Noncompliance with this time period may result in disqualification and an alternate entry may be selected. By participating in this contest, all entrants agree to the following terms and conditions: As consideration for being permitted to enter the contest and be selected for the exhibition, you hereby grant to
American Artist, its affiliates, subsidiaries, and their successors an unlimited, unrestricted, royalty-free license to use your name, image, and artwork in any print, electronic, or other medium now existing or developed in the future, including, but not limited to, use on the websites www.americanartistcompetitions.com and www.artistdaily.com and in
American Artist magazines without restriction as to the frequency or duration of usage. You agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of
American Artist, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this contest.
Neither American Artist, nor its affiliates,
subsidiaries, divisions, or related companies, are responsible for any damages, taxes, or expenses that the winners might incur as a result of this contest.
The grand prize winner of the 75th Anniversary Competitionis responsible for sending or delivering his or her winning artwork to the Salmagundi Club in New York City framed and ready to hang (dates for delivery to be announced; will be near the exhibition date in April of 2013).
He or she must also be pick up or mail back their work at the conclusion of the exhibition. Shipment of artwork to and from the exhibition is at the artist's own cost. Full details on shipping and delivery will be detailed in a prospectus sent to the grand-prize winner.
To commemorate American Artist's 75th Anniversary, we are excited to announce an exhibition of artwork that celebrates the magazine's past, present, and future. Historical works and contemporary works will be featured, with a group of America's most influential artists and educational leaders representing the core. Additional works of art will be juried in through this 75th Anniversary Exhibition Competition.
American Artist's 75th Anniversary Exhibition will take place in the newly renovated gallery of the historic Salmagundi Club, in New York City, one of the oldest art organizations in the country. Renovations include new walls, floors, lighting, and climate controls; a new skylight in the Upper Gallery; and a state-of-the-art hanging system.
As the longest-running art magazine dedicated to excellence in practice, instruction, and mentorship, American Artist's 75th Anniversary Exhibition will visually celebrate the trajectory and lineage of representational art through a selection of work from historical, contemporary, and emerging artists.