Artlink Inc. is now accepting entries for its 18th Annual Juried Exhibition, featuring the works of professional artists residing in Arizona. 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 Museumâ€™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.
All selected artists will be eligible for awards.
â€śWe 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,â€ť said Catrina Kahler, Artlink board president. â€śThe venue and the prize, as awarded by our esteemed jury panel, further establish the exhibition as an essential showcase of Phoenixâ€™s artist community.â€ť
Again, the deadline for submissions is by midnight Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016.