DEADLINE MAY 15, 2016
- $3000 in Awards
2016 Williams Prize in Drawing for Emerging Artists
Contests, Juried Art Shows
- Art Organization
The 2016 Williams Prize in Drawing for Emerging Artists provides artists with the opportunity to compete for one of the eleven monetary awards and to be selected by the juror for a spot in the Williams Prize in Drawing Exhibition, to be held June 28-July 24, 2016 at the Silpe Gallery at the Hartford Art School in West Hartford, CT. The Awards: First Prize: $1000, Juror's Choice Awards: 10 awards, $200 each. Our 2016 juror: Douglas Martenson. Since 2010 Douglas Martenson has served as Chair of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) Faculty Committee. He is also a Lecturer in Figure Drawing at the University of Pennsylvania. For more information about our juror, please visit our website. Entry Fee: $35 for 2 drawings, including detail images. Entrants may submit additional drawings, up to 10 (including detail images) for an additional $5 per image. All submissions for The Williams Prize will be handled through CaFE. CaFE is an online application system. Artists may use the CaFE system for free. Learn more about the application process on our website. What we are looking for: 2D drawings created with either traditional methods, or more experimental contemporary approaches and materials, excepting digitally created or enhanced art. Drawing media that are encouraged include, but are not limited to, chalk, charcoal, color pencil, Conte, graphite, marker, metal-point, pastel, and pen & ink. There is no theme that must be suggested by the artist, but all art must be original and completed independently within the past 5 years (i.e. 2011-present). View prior winners and the complete 2016 prospectus on our website.
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Posted : 2016-04-03