A Sense of Place
Deadline: June 30
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
Juror: Garth Johnson
The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art is pleased to announce the 2017 juried fine art competition, A Sense of Place. Open to participants from throughout the United States, this thirty-seventh annual event seeks to recognize the outstanding quality and diversity of work being generated by contemporary American artists.
Founded in 1937 and housed in the historic Nicholas Ware mansion (c. 1818), the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art (GHIA) is Augusta's only independent nonprofit visual arts school and gallery. The Institute serves as a showcase for local, regional, and national artists, offering rotating exhibitions of outstanding contemporary artwork year-round. In addition, professionally taught studio art classes in a wide variety of media are provided to students of all ages and experience levels.
Three cash prizes will be given, including a $750 Best of Show Award and two $500 Juror’s Awards. At the juror’s discretion, additional noncash Honorable Mention awards may also be presented. Award recipients will be announced on Friday, September 8, 2017, at the opening reception for A Sense of Place.
Fees: $37 for up to 5 images, $10 for each additional image.