Artists may submit in two entry categories: 2-dimensional artwork and 3-dimensional artwork. In the 2-D category only one image is allotted per entry. In the 3-D category a maximum of three images to show alternate views of the work may be submitted. Artists must include an artist statement with their application. Accepted artists will be notified by Oct. 18. The non-refundable entry fee is $29 ($22 for current Naples Art Association members).
Jurors are Margaret Miller, Director of the Institute for Research in Art at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Corrina Peipon, Assistant Curator at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture Center in Los Angeles, and Dulce Roman, Curatorial Chair and Curator of Modern Art at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville.
On Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. the NAA will host a Preview Reception and Awards Presentation at The von Liebig Art Center. Each exhibiting artist is eligible to bring one non-member guest to the reception free of charge. All other non-members guests are welcome at $10 per person. $2,500 in cash awards will be presented to artists during the Preview Reception. Many works exhibited in National Art Encounter 2012-13 will be available for purchase, making this a unique collectors’ opportunity. This fine art exhibition will be installed throughout The von Liebig Art Center in Downtown Naples and will be on view from Dec. 8, 2012 through Jan. 26, 2013.
Although membership is not required, artists entering National Art Encounter 2012-13 are invited to join the Naples Art Association and receive a discount on their entry fee. Membership offers many exciting benefits. For more information on becoming a member, visit http://www.naplesart.org/
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