7 Apr 2018

Competitions WMoCA 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition

Wausau Museum of Contemporary ArtWausau, Wisconsin, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: August 31, 2018 – The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art is now accepting entries for it’s Second Annual National Juried Exhibition 2018. Over $11,000.00 in Cash Awards.

This year’s Juror is Frank Bernarducci, owner of the Bernarducci Gallery in New York. Accepted works will be on exhibit from October 2 through December 29, 2018.

ELIGIBILITY
The competition is open to artists, 18 years or older, nationwide. No international entries. Artists working in any medium are encouraged to enter, with the exception of video and computer generated work.

JUROR
This year’s juror, Frank Bernarducci, a longtime 57th street art dealer and champion of realist painters, recently opened a 4,000 square foot ground floor space in Chelsea. Bernarducci Gallery exhibits contemporary realist painting, specializing in New Precisionism. The Gallery represents many of the established painters with whom Bernarducci has had a long relationship as well as the work of emerging artists. The premier exhibition is a rotating group survey of New Precisionist painting… see more

AWARDS
Best of Show will receive $7,500 USD. Second Place will receive $2,500 USD and Third Place will receive $1,000 USD.

APPLY ONLINE
Visit us online for more information and easy online Application.  Artists will be notified of acceptance on or about September 8, 2018.

SALES
Sales are encouraged with a 25% commission benefitting the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art. As a condition of entry, the artist grants WMOCA permission to reproduce entered images for publicity and education.

DATES

  • August 31, 2018 – call closes
  • September 8, 2018 – notification of selected artists
  • September 28, 2018 – deadline for receiving all artwork
  • October 2, 2018 – exhibit opens
  • October TBA, 2018 – Opening Reception and awards ceremony.
  • December 29, 2018 – Exhibition closes

Visit us online for more information and easy online Application.

If you have questions, please email David Hummer at david@wmoca.org or call 715-571-6551


About: The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art will inspire generations of north central Wisconsin residents and visitors from throughout the nation to understand and appreciate the art of our time.

We are located in the historic Wausau Club at 309 McClellan Street in the very heart of Wausau’s vibrant downtown, featuring works by internationally established artists from coast to coast. Our goal is to unleash our region’s creative energy and to engage a broad and diverse audience in conversation about how art connects us, allowing us to grow and thrive as a community.


Opp Categories: + Open to All Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales. Opportunity expires in 41 days.

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