Every year The Prince Street Gallery Annual Juried Competition is open to all applicants working in two-dimensional media. Past jurors have included prominent artists such as Philip Pearlstein, Irving Sandler, Yvonne Jacquette, Robert Berlind, Susanna Coffey, Lois Dodd, and Graham Nickson. Prince Street Gallery is pleased to present this year’s juried competition:
Prince Street Gallery 9th ANNUAL JURIED COMPETITION
NEW Entry Deadline – NOW EXTENDED TO April 14, 2017
Exhibition Date: July 11 – 29, 2017
Stuart Shils, Juror
A native of Philadelphia, Stuart Shils is a noted painter who has been the recipient of grants and awards from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Academy of Arts and Letters in New York. He has also been a resident fellow at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ballycastle, Ireland. His work is represented by Davis and Langdale Gallery and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects in New York, and by Rothschild Fine Art in Tel Aviv. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts where he presently teaches painting and drawing.
Shils is known for his uniquely beautiful palette and painterly expression of light and shadow. Mr. Shils will give a lecture on his work at the gallery Friday, July 14 at 6 PM; the opening reception will be Saturday, July 15 from 3-6 PM.
ELIGIBILITY Open to artists 18 + living in the USA. Original paintings, drawings, prints, and mixed media only. No giclees, digital prints, videos or photographs will be accepted.
DIMENSIONS: Work, including frame, must not exceed 36 inches in any direction, and should be wired, labeled, and ready to hang. The maximum size of accepted work is 36 inches, this size should include the frame. Height is always given before width, regardless of whether the work is vertical or horizontal.
MAILED ENTRIES: For framed works on paper, plexiglass must be used instead of glass.
ENTRIES: Entry forms must be complete and submitted online only. When you have completed the form, you will be directed to a secure PayPal site. It is not necessary to open a PayPal account, you will be able to pay the entry fee with any credit card. Application is not complete until payment has been received.
ENTRY FEES: Non-refundable fee of $35 for 1-3 works. $5 for each additional piece. Maximum is 6 works for $50.
SALES: Prince Street Gallery takes no commission on sales. Label work that is not for sale “NFS”.
FEES Non-refundable fee of $35 for 1-3 works. $5 for each additional piece. Maximum is 6 works for $50. While there are no handling fees, artists are responsible for all shipping costs.
SUBMISSION Image requirements are: JPEGS at 72 dpi only, a minimum of 1000 pixels wide and 600 pixels tall, not to exceed 1 MB file size for any individual image. Please make the filename for your JPEGS as follows LAST name_FIRST name_ followed by letters that correspond to the order of your image uploads, ie. degas_ed_A.jpg, degas_ed_B.jpg or cassat_mary_a.jpg, cassat_mary_b.jpg, etc. artwork title is optional. Only use letters, underscore or dashes and numbers in the file name, do not use spaces or special characters such as !”/)(:#;&$ in the image file names.
DELIVERY AND PICK-UP: Late arriving work cannot be hung. Work that is shipped must arrive in a reusable container, including a prepaid computer-generated UPS or FEDEX return shipping label. No U.S. Postal Service returns. Do not send stamps, cash, or credit card info for return of work. Any work not picked up after one month will be disposed of as the gallery sees fit.
Be sure to upload all images before paying. The Prince Street Gallery reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work.
DEADLINE Submissions must be received by midnight, April 14, 2017. The gallery will make every effort to notify applicants of acceptance by April 25 – 29, 2017
Hand delivery of work: Fri. July 7 & Sat. July 8, 2017 Receiving shipped work: Sat., July 1, 2017
Show dates: Tues. July 11 – Saturday July 29
Lecture: Fri., July 14, 6 PM
Reception: Sat., July 15, 3 – 6 PM
Pick up hand-delivered work: Sun., July 30; Mon., July 31.
UPS/FedEx return of shipped work: Mon., July 31.
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