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Masur Museum of Art's 60th Annual Juried Competition
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Entry Deadline: 12/15/22
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Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $20.00
Media Fee(Media Fee): $10.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 5
Audio | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 5
Video | Minimum:Min. 0, Maximum:Max. 5
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 2, Maximum:Max. 5
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Event Dates: 2/23/23 - 5/6/23
Jury Dates: 12/22/22 - 1/12/23

First started in 1964, the Annual Juried Competition is the Masur Museum’s longest-running tradition and one of its best-reviewed exhibitions each year. Annually, 700-1000 recent artworks are submitted by artists all over the nation, in all styles and media. The Masur Museum is proud to offer cash awards totaling $3,200.

Announcing this year’s guest juror: Jovanna Venegas

Jovanna Venegas is Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She has worked on public programs and exhibitions at e-flux, the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, the 11th Gwangju Biennial, and was a curatorial advisor on the U.S./Mexico border region for the 2022 Whitney Biennial. At SFMOMA, she curated Bay Area Walls: Liz Hernández and co-curated New Work: Wu Tsang Presents Moved by the Motion and Shifting the Silence. She is co-curating the SECA Art Award, opening in December 2022. She is currently a lecturer at the California College of the Arts in the Master’s in Curatorial Practice.


Best in Show is $1,000.00 and total awards are $3,200.00.

Awards will be given by Venegas at the reception. Artists do not have to be present to receive awards.  Checks will be mailed after the reception.

Best Packed:  This award will honor the artist who packs their art in the most professional manner.  The award is $100.00.  No packing peanuts, feedbags, cigarette butts, etc.  These types of things will disqualify you!  Show your work and our staff the respect they deserve.  This prize will be decided by the Masur Museum staff.

Important Dates:

Thursday, December 15, 2022. 11:59 pm: Online submission deadline
Jan 14, 2023: Artists are notified of the juror’s selections

February 23 – May 6, 2023: Exhibition on view at the historic Masur Museum

Opening Reception: TBD 

There is a $10.00 fee per entered artwork with a minimum of two entries and a maximum of five entries (i.e. $20.00 for two artworks and $50.00 for five artworks).  Fees are non-refundable. 

See Rules & Terms to Apply for more information

All submitting artists must be over 18 years old and reside in the United States.  

To be considered for entry all work must be completed after December 31, 2020.