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2014 Westmoreland Art Nationals Call for Entries

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2014 Westmoreland Art Nationals Call for Entries

Time: February 10, 2014 at 6am to March 15, 2014 at 12pm
Location: Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival
Street: 252 Twin Lakes Road
City/Town: Latrobe, PA 15650
Website or Map: http://artd.co/m/xr
Phone: 724-834-7474
Event Type: artdeadline, ad.c-sample-ops
Organized By: Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival
Latest Activity: Feb 28, 2014

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Event Description

International Deadline: March 15, 2014 - The acclaimed Westmoreland Art Nationals Exhibitions are open to all artists worldwide 18 years old or older. Accepting two-dimensional art, three-dimensional art and photography for two separate juried exhibitions.

Since 1978, the Westmoreland Art Nationals has attracted the best local, regional, national and international artists. The show's popularity lies in the unique opportunity for artist to enter two juried shows by paying only one $35 fee. Not only are an artist's chances of acceptance increased with the possibility of one or more pieces being chosen for each show, there is a total of $5,700 in prize money to be awarded.

Accepted works receive a healthy amount of exposure to thousands of exhibition patrons and to the general public through mentions in exhibition programs, the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival website, social media and Festival press releases. The Westmoreland Art Nationals is presented by the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival in partnership with Westmoreland County Community College.

  • The first exhibit takes place at Westmoreland County Community College in Youngwood, PA. The opening is May 31, 2014 and the exhbition runs through June 11, 2014.
  • The second exhibit will be held during the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival at Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg, PA from July 3 through July 6, 2014. The exhibit is housed in a secure gallery within the park and can be viewed by over 150,000 visitors who attend the Festival each year.

In our ongoing commitment to bring the arts and humanities to our community, the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival invites you to participate in our annual exhibit.

AWARDS

  • The National Awards of Excellence
    Best of Both Shows $1,000
    Photograph of the Year $800
  • Westmoreland County Community College Awards
    Cash awards over 7 categories (Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Craft, and more), including Best of Show
  • Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival Exhibition Awards
    Cash awards over 7 categories (Painting, Graphics, Sculpture, Craft, and more), including Best of Show.

Read .pdf Prospectus/Application for complete listing of awards and categories.

JURIED EXHIBITION GUIDELINES
Only digital images will be accepted for the jurying process.

JURY FEE
The non-refundable jury fee of $35 entitles an artist to enter 1 to 4 pieces in any media and will be considered for both exhibitions.

APPLICATION
All artwork must be submitted digitally on a CD or DVD for the jurying process.

Read complete .pdf Prospectus and Application.

NOTIFICATION
Artists will be notified of their acceptance for one or both shows by April 15, 2014.

SALES
All works submitted must have the sale price printed on the application. A 35% commission will be retained if the artwork is sold. If not for sale, mark N.F.S. on application.

SHIPPING
See Prospectus for shipping guidelines for accepted work.

About:
The Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization. The Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal Agency.

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