The Richeson 75 Landscape Competition
|Category:||Art Contests > Drawing & Painting|
|Entry Fee:||$31 - 40|
|Prizes:||$7,500 in cash prises|
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Richeson School of Art & Gallery, a division of Jack Richeson & Co., Inc., is proud to announce the Richeson 75 Landscape Competition. Seventy-five two-dimensional works of art and several alternates will be selected to represent the finest examples of painting and drawing being produced by today’s visual artists.
In celebration of our very successful first year of competitions, the prizes for this contest are:
BEST IN SHOW - $3,000 CASH AWARD
3 FIRST PRIZES - $1,000 Richeson Art Materials Certificates
3 SECOND PRIZES - $500 Richeson Art Material Certificates
The three categories for entries are: Oils, Oil Pastel & Paintstiks; Pastels & Drawing/Dry Media and Water Media/Other (Printmaking, Mixed Media etc.). No photography, electronic/computer generated/assisted or 3-D is eligible for this competition.
International Postmark Deadline July 30, 2008
Awards: Best In Show - $3,000 cash award. First Place in each category will receive a $1,000 certificate for art materials from Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. Second Place Award in each category will receive a $500 certificate for art materials from Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. 75 Finalists and a number of alternates will be selected and invited to participate in the exhibit at the Richeson Gallery in Kimberly, Wisconsin from Sept 12 thru Nov 3, 2008. Only work actually exhibited in the Richeson 75: Landscape show will be eligible for an award. Awards will be presented at the Opening Reception for the exhibit on Sept. 14, 2008 (or mailed thereafter if the artist is unable to attend the reception). Finalists & Alternates will be featured in our on-line Virtual Gallery along with information on the artist and will include a link to each artist’s website if one exists.
Jurors/Judging: Terry Howell Stanley, PSA, artist and Director of Richeson School of Art & Gallery and a committee of art professionals from Jack Richeson & Co. will select the finalists. Judging of finalists will be based on digital images. Images submitted must represent the actual work to be delivered to the gallery. Awards Juror: Frank Federico. Judging of awards from the actual artwork is anticipated. Finalist notifications will be mailed by Aug. 15, 2008. Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. reserves the right to refuse to exhibit any work it deems unacceptable due to poor craftsmanship or significant departure from submitted image representation. Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. reserves the right to withhold awards if jurors deem submitted entries to be below minimum standards of excellence. Jury decisions are final.
Eligibility: The Richeson 75: Landscape Competition is open to all artists over age 18. All work entered must be original in concept/execution and have been created since Jan 1, 2006. No work done in a class, workshop or under supervision is eligible. 2-D Art in the following categories is eligible: Oils, Oil Pastel/Paintstiks; Pastels & Drawing/Dry Media and Water Media/Other (Printmaking, Mixed Media etc.). No photography, electronic/computer generated art or 3-D. Work shown previously at Richeson School of Art and Gallery not accepted. Employees of Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. may enter to jury into the exhibit but are not eligible for awards.
Image Preparation: Submit up to three 300 dpi .jpg, tif or .pdf digital images on one CD. The smallest side of the image should measure no less than 8” (2400 ppi) and no larger than 16”(4900 ppi). Only one image per artwork entered. Clearly label CD with the artist’s name and (for each work), title, media, size, and the year completed. CDs become the property of Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. and will not be returned. Any images that do not meet these specifications will be disqualified and discarded without being considered by the jurors and the jury fee will be forfeited by the artist. No slides, photographs and/or printouts. Only .jpg, .tif or .pdf images conforming to these standards will be considered.. Images should ONLY be of the artwork - do not include matting, frame, etc. in the image. Please check your CD before sending it to make sure the images have been properly transferred! These are the images that will be used if your art is selected for the catalog: Be sure they are good!
Entry Fee: Each entry must be accompanied by an official entry form and a check or money order made payable to Richeson School of Art & Gallery, (or Master Card, Visa, American Express or Discover credit card information) in the amount of $30 for one image, $40 for two images, or $50 for three images. Do not send cash! Entry fees are non-refundable.