Richeson 75 International Pastels Art Competition
|Category:||Art Contests > Drawing & Painting|
|Entry Fee:||$31 - 40|
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Richeson School of Art & Gallery, a division of Jack Richeson & Co., Inc, is proud to announce the Richeson 75 Pastels Competition. Seventy-five two dimensional works of art and several alternates will be selected to represent the finest examples of pastel painting and drawing being produced by today’s visual artists.
Best In Show - $2,000. Four Honor Awards 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 Jan. 16, 2008 thru March 5, 2009. Only work actually exhibited in the Richeson 75: Pastels show will be eligible for an award. Awards will be presented at the Opening Reception for the exhibit in January,
2009 (date TBA) 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.
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: Urania Christy Tarbet, PSA KA. Finalist notifications will be mailed by Nov. 26, 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.
The Richeson 75: Pastels 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, 2007. No work done in a class, workshop or under supervision is eligible. ONLY drawings and paintings done with soft pastel are eligible for entry. (Underpainting in different media is acceptable as long at least 80% of the top layer is executed with soft pastel). 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.