Print & Drawing Exhibition – Arts Visalia



Arts Visalia seeks submissions for the Arts Visalia 2013 North American Print and Drawing Exhibition, a juried competition which will showcase exemplary works in print and drawing produced in the past three years. All accepted artworks will be featured in a full-color exhibition catalogue and on the exhibition website.

JUROR: Kurt Kemp, Professor of Art, Sonoma State University
Kurt Kemp is a Professor of Art at Sonoma State University in California. Born in Mason City, Iowa, Professor Kemp studied printmaking at the University of Iowa, from which he received a Master of Fine Arts with honors. He has exhibited widely throughout the United States and internationally and his works are included in numerous private and public collections including Harvard University’s Fogg Museum of Art; the Palace of The Legion of Honor, San Francisco; the Houston Fine Arts Museum; and the Art Institute of Chicago.

All artists 18 years or older living within the United States and Canada are eligible to enter. Works must have been produced within the last three years(2009 and after). Open to all traditional and non-traditional graphic media, including all forms of printmaking, drawing, and book arts.

A minimum of $1000 in prize money will be awarded including a $500 prize for Best in Show.

A full color exhibition catalogue will be produced for the exhibition and will include all artworks selected for the exhibition. Each artist with work selected for the exhibition will receive one complementary copy of the catalogue. Additional copies will be available for purchase.

Submissions must be received by Friday, May 3rd, 2013. Submissions received after this time will not be considered. Submissions may be made via mail or email as detailed below. Accepted work that differs from the digital juried image may be excluded from the exhibition. Please do not send images that contain borders or text that is not part of the original work. For consideration, artwork must be submitted in digital format as described below. CDs will not be returned.

Artists may submit digital entries in JPEG format on CD via mail or as attachments to an email. Images should be 300 dpi resolution and approximately 1800 pixels in the largest dimension. Image files should be named with the artist’s first and last name followed by the corresponding entry number.
Example: firstname_lastname_1.jpeg.

$30.00 non-refundable entry fee for up to three entries must be received in order to ensure consideration of artwork submissions. Entry Fee is payable by check or money order, credit card {via entry form or by phone (559-739-0905) during regular gallery hours – Wed/Sat from Noon to 5:30pm}, or by PayPal (via PayPal link on the exhibition page on our website).

Download the prospectus above for complete information and details on the exhibition.
This exhibition was made possible through a grant from the City of Visalia Community Arts Grant Program as well as support of the following business partners:


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