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$10,000 in Cash Prizes - Dave Bown Projects - 14th Semiannual Competition
By Dave Bown Projects

International Deadline: June 24, 2017 – Dave Bown Projects announces an open call for its 14th Semiannual Competition.

This competition is open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and mediums are eligible. During the previous competition, we received submissions from over 40 countries.

PRESTIGIOUS JURY (see here for complete bio’s)

Alison Hearst
Assistant Curator
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Benjamin Sutton
News Editor
Hyperallergic, Brooklyn

Jodi Throckmorton
Curator of Contemporary Art
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

$10,000 USD (1 artist will receive $5,000 USD and 5 artists will each receive $1,000 USD) cash. Note: Cash prizes are not purchase awards. Cash prizes are unrestricted monetary awards.

The top 25 artists will be selected by the jurors and featured under Competitions on our website. Each artist will have their own page that will feature an image of their work, caption information, and a link to their website… click here to see an example.

What our past prize recipients are saying:

“Receiving an … award from Dave Bown Projects … afforded me the opportunity to … buy additional supplies I needed, in particular, larger panels to paint on … the recognition on their web site gained me more web site traffic and I got the opportunity to work with a new gallery as a direct result of the recognition from the award.” — Brenda Hope Zappitell

Find out more about What our past prize recipients and jurors are saying on: Dave Bown Projects

What our past jurors are saying:

“Mr. Bown is a well-respected patron of museums and individual artists … I applaud his investment in supporting emerging artists.” — Claire C. Carter, Curator of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

“The artists who applied to Dave Bown Projects capture the diversity and vibrancy of contemporary art today.” — Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator for Collections, Guggenheim Museum, New York 

“Dave Bown Projects … rewards innovation with the kind of unrestricted generosity and opportunity that has become all too rare in today’s market-driven art culture. — Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A non-refundable entry fee is required with your submission. There are no additional fees. 4 images for $40 USD, 7 images for $60 USD, 12 images for $90 USD

Visit Dave Bown Projects for complete details and to enter your work.

Dave Bown
+1 (917) 365-5265

Dave Bown Projects is a privately held U.S. company that focuses on advancing the field of visual arts by conducting research, buying works of art for the Collection of Dave Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists.

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