"Participation is open to professional and amateur artists, ages 18 years or older, who reside in Santa Fe County"
From a City of Santa Fe news release...
The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission announces an exhibit and art competition that will showcase the talents of local artists in an exhibit at the Community Gallery on 201 W. Marcy.
Participation is open to professional and amateur artists, ages 18 years or older, who reside in Santa Fe County. Interested artists are required to submit one entry form by August 13 and deliver the work of art on August 20. Complete information and entry forms are available at www.SantaFeArtsCommission.org, under the City of Santa Fe Art Exhibit and Prize. The deadline for receipt of entry forms is Monday, August 13, 2012.
Framed two-dimensional works and three-dimensional sculptures are eligible for entry. All entries will be judged by a committee of Arts Commissioners, artists and arts professionals. The top three entries will receive cash prizes, with the Best of Show receiving a $1,000 cash prize and 1st place and 2nd place receiving $500 and $250 respectively. The Best of Show will also be reproduced on a note card and the artist given the opportunity to show his/her original entry in City Hall for a year.
Common Ground: City of Santa Fe Art Exhibit and Prize will open at the Arts Commission Community Gallery inside the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy Street, on August 24, 2012 and run through September 27, 2012.
“Common Ground: City of Santa Fe Art Exhibit and Prize will include a wide variety of work done by Santa Fe’s unusual artistic community,” states Julie Bystrom, Project Specialist for the Arts Commission. “Through this venue we are able to showcase local artists and give them the advantage of exhibiting their work in all types of media. In addition, three artists will be recognized instead of one.”
For more information visit the Arts Commission’s website at www.santafeartscommission.org or call 505-955-6707.