Jurors: James Yood, Art Educator with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Critic and Essayist with Artforum, GLASS magazine, art ltd., Visual Art Source and Aperture, and Ginny Voedisch, Art Historian and Lecturer at the Art Institute Museum of Chicago
EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 20, 2015
Exhibition Dates: June 1-30, 2015
Opening Reception: June 6, 2015, 2-7 PM
The jury for this prestigious, first annual “Art by America, A National Review of Two-Dimensional Contemporary Art” project is James Yood and Ginny Voedisch. The national exhibition featuring 250 artworks will be curated by Rebecca George, Founder/Director of The Art House and Faculty at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Arthur Connor, Owner/Director of Arts on Elston gallery. The exhibition will span both galleries which are located on the 3400 block of North Albany in Chicago, and will be a well-publicized event.
All proceeds from sales will go to the artist.
Artists participating in this project will have their work reviewed and curated by an insightful and professional panel of jurors and artists who will 1.) Assess the trends and traditions of 2-D fine art by practicing artists residing in America, 2.) Designate awards and cash prizes in each category: The Juror’s Award, The Art House Award, Best in Show, and Honorable Mention; 3.) Identify 250 2-D artworks from artists across the country to participate in a curated, month-long, on-site exhibition that spans two Chicago galleries in the Avondale art district, and 4.) Include multiple press releases and a published exhibition review.
Applicants will be notified of the Juror's Decision April 9, 2015
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 20, 2015