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Call Type: Competitions
Entry Deadline: 9/27/20
Days remaining to deadline: 113
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Open to artists in the United States and Canada (including territories).
Artist Elizabeth R. Whelan invites you to enter the Martha’s Vineyard Drawing Prize, a competition established to encourage the pursuit of excellence in drawing. Entries may be created using graphite, charcoal, Conté, silverpoint, pen & ink, or other suitable drawing media including colored pencils and chalk.
The theme for this year's competition is ‘Fortitude’.
Fortitude can allude to:
- Courage or bravery
- Strength of character
- Endurance (physical objects, buildings, as well as people, can fit this description)
- Resilient, determined
- And so on.
This will be an online-only competition, juried by a gallery director, a collector, and an artist from the Martha’s Vineyard arts community.
Deadline for submission is Sunday, September 27, 2020.
Each artist may submit up to 3 works. Categories of drawing can include academic, realistic, contemporary, fantasy, historic, etc. Drawings must have been created in the past 2 years.
1st Place $500
2nd Place $350
3rd Place $150
with additional awards and prizes to be announced.
Prizes and awards will be announced Sunday, October 4, 2020.
Finalists’ work displayed on the Martha’s Vineyard Drawing Prize website for a minimum of one year, including biographic information and links to their websites/social media.
For guidelines, judging criteria, and other FAQ's, please visit the Martha’s Vineyard Drawing Prize website, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @mvdrawingprize.