Masur Museum of Art
March 2 – June 8, 2013
The Masur Museum of Art’s Annual Juried Competition showcases contemporary artists throughout the United States of America working in any medium.
The 50th Annual Juried Competition is sponsored by CenturyLink.
January 11th Postmark Submission Deadline
Email Entries by Midnight of the 12th
Go to www.masurmuseum.org for more information and to print/download an entry form.
George T.M. Shackelford, Juror
Shackelford is the Senior Deputy Director of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. Most recently he co-curated the exhibitionDegas and the Nude with Xavier Rey, Curator of Paintings at the Musée d'Orsay, while serving as Chair of Art of Europe at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Shackelford also curated the exhibitions Monet, Renoir, and the Impressionist Landscape (1999); Jean-François Millet (2001); and Delacroix to Munch: Nineteenth-Century Visions (2004), all held at the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts (N/BMFA) in Nagoya, Japan. Among the exhibitions he has co-curated at the Boston MFA areMonet in the 20th Century (1998-99), Impressionist Still Life (2001–02) and Gauguin Tahiti (2003–04).In 2005, he was honored with the title Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the Republic of France.
Best in Show is $1,000.00 and total awards are $3,000.00.
Awards will be given at the opening reception on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Artists do not have to be present to receive awards. Checks will be mailed after the reception.
New Award Category
Best Packed: This award will honor the artist who packs their art in the most professional manner. No packing peanuts, feedbags, loose papers as packing materials, no cigarette butts, etc. these types of things will disqualify you! Show your work and our staff the respect they deserve. This prize will be decided by the Masur Museum staff.