Embracing Our Differences

Embracing Our Differences invites artists, photographers, professionals, amateurs, teachers and students to participate in its 8th annual visual art exhibit celebrating diversity. National and international submissions are encouraged.  45 artists will be selected for the exhibit.  The Embracing Our Differences exhibit will be displayed throughout the months of April and May 2011 at Island Park along Sarasota’s beautiful bayfront. Since 2004, the exhibit has been viewed by more than 850,000 visitors. The exhibit will contain 39 billboard-sized (16 feet wide by 12 1/2 feet high) images of the selected artworks. In the judges’ discretion, an additional six “honorable mention” selections may be made.

 A total of $3,000.00 in awards will be presented.

 Deadline for submission is January 10, 2011. There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries.

               Submission forms and more information concerning past winning submissions are available at www.EmbracingOurDifferences.org or by emailing MichaelJShelton@comcast.net.    

New Media
Digital Art
Printmaking (hand pulled)