U.S. National Deadline: March 31, 2018 – The Mattie
Kelly Arts Center Galleries are pleased to announce the 26th Emerald
Coast National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, May 19 – June 22, 2018.
Open to artists 18 years of age and older, living in the United
States. All forms of art including painting, drawing, photography,
graphics/ printmaking, digital art, sculpture, and ceramics are
accepted. Work must have been completed after January 1, 2016. Work must
be original and entirely the work of the artist.
This year’s juror is Dennis Harper, MFA, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art.
Prize money will total no less than $3000. As a special award for the
first-place winner, a one-person show will be arranged in the Holzhauer Gallery
of the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries during the 2019 27th Emerald
Coast National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, along with $1000. The
balance of the prize money will be awarded to the 2nd place, 3rd place,
Honorable Mention, and other winners.
$35 for up to three submissions.
Visit us online for complete Prospectus. Submission is by CD or via email.
Selected artists will be notified by Monday, April 16, 2018 via email. Accepted entries must be ready for gallery installation.
The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries consist of two adjoined galleries
which together showcase about 20 different international, national and
regional exhibitions each year. The Galleries also host workshops and
lectures related to the exhibitions.
The Mattie Kelly Arts Center is a $25 million-dollar performing arts
and educational complex that hosts Broadway’s best touring shows,
visiting artists, dance and opera companies. The complex encompasses a
1,650 seat Mainstage theater which accommodates touring Broadway shows,
the 195-seat, flexible Sprint Theater, an art wing with two galleries, a
music wing, a visual arts building and the beautiful NWF State College
The complex is the home of the Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts Division of NWF State College.
Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries
100 E. College Blvd.
Niceville, FL 32578
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