The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art is pleased to announce a Call for Entries for its 2012 juried fine art competition, A Sense of Place. Open to participants from throughout the United States, this 32nd annual event seeks to recognize the outstanding quality and diversity of work being generated by contemporary American artists. Serving as Juror for the competition is Nancy Solomon, director of Solomon Projects, a critically acclaimed art gallery based in Atlanta, Georgia, dedicated to new and experimental solo presentations by emerging and mid-career artists.
The 2012 juried fine art competition is open to all US artists age 18 and older. All works must be original, not previously exhibited at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art and completed on or after June 1, 2010. Work that predates this cut-off date will not be considered. Entries in the following media categories will be accepted: painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography, ceramics, and sculpture. Film and video pieces are ineligible. The exhibition is not judged in media categories.
Three cash prizes will be given, including a $750 Best of Show Award and two $500 Juror’s Awards. Award recipients will be announced at the exhibition’s opening reception on Friday, September 14, 2012.