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Artists invited to submit entries to Artlink Juried Competition; exhibition at Heard Museum Sept. 15

June 24, 2016

Artlink Inc. is now accepting entries for its 18th Annual Juried Exhibition, featuring the works of professional artists residing in ArArtlink Phoenixizona. The exhibition will be in the Steele Auditorium here at the Heard Museum on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, from 6 to 9 p.m. The deadline for submissions is by midnight Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016.

Submitted artwork will be reviewed by a panel of prominent members of the Phoenix arts community: Nancy Hill, owner of Chartreuse gallery, artist Fred Tieken, and Ann Marshall, Ph.D., the Heard Museum’s director of curation and education.

The Heard is hosting the Juried Exhibition for the first time.

Three winners of the 2016 Exhibition will receive cash awards.

For the first time, the top award will be an acquisition prize, funded by Baron Properties.

  • The “Baron Prize” of $5,000 will be given to a jury-selected artist for an original 2-D work. The winning artwork will become part of Baron Properties’ permanent collection, and will be installed in a prominent position in the iluminate residential apartment community, located at 290 E. Roosevelt St., in the Roosevelt Row Arts District.
  • The first runner-up will receive $2,000. Artworks in all media are eligible for this award.
  • The second runner-up will receive $750. Artworks in all media are eligible for this award.

All selected artists will be eligible for awards.

“We are excited to bring the Juried Exhibition to the Heard Museum and to partner with Baron Properties on an award that represents a significant purchase of local art,” said Catrina Kahler, Artlink board president. “The venue and the prize, as awarded by our esteemed jury panel, further establish the exhibition as an essential showcase of Phoenix’s artist community.”

Click here for the complete call to artists.

Click here for a fillable copy of the required official artist online submission form.

Again, the deadline for submissions is by midnight Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016.