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50th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition

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50th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition

Time: January 18, 2014 at 12am to March 19, 2014 at 12pm
Location: von Liebig Art Center
Street: 585 Park Street
City/Town: Naples, FL 34102
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Phone: 239-262-6517
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Organized By: Naples Art Association
Latest Activity: Feb 10, 2014

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International Deadline: March 19, 2014 - The Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center in Naples, Florida invites all artists to enter original 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional art for The 50th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition.  One or two works per artist may be entered.  The fine art exhibition will be installed throughout The von Liebig Art Center from June 9 - July 25, 2014.

Erin Wright, Director of Artist Initiatives and Special Projects at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Her current focus at LACMA is on artist projects and producing films about artists and their work. She has recently worked with artists John Baldessari, Michael Heizer, Ed Ruscha, James Turrell and Peter Zumthor, and collaborated with filmmakers such as Lance Accord, Doug Pray and Lucy Walker as producer for LACMA films. Wright's twenty years of experience in the art world ranges from Sotheby's auction house to grant making for the Lannan Foundation to writing and research as co-editor of the Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonn of Paintings to organizing exhibitions and project management for Gagosian Gallery.

$2,500 in cash awards will be presented to artists during the Preview Reception on Friday, June 8, 2014. Attendance during the reception is encouraged, but is not required. Award checks will be mailed to winning artists who are unable to attend.

List of Awards
$1,000 Best of Show
$700 First Place
$400 Juror’s Choice Award
$200 Award of Merit
$100 Honorable Mention
$100 Honorable Mention

The entry fee is $40 and Naples Art Association membership is required. New members are welcome at time of entry.

New members receive many benefits and exhibition opportunities including The 7th Annual Non-Juried All Artist Members Show of Shows Exhibition, October 13 - November 7, 2014; four exhibitions held in the Members Gallery each year between October and May.

Visit Naples Art Association website for more details and easy online Application.

March 6 - Off-line Entry Deadline (pen and paper application form, additional fee applies)

March 19 - Entry Deadline
April 24 - Notification Date
May 14 - Deadline for Update Artist’s Statement (optional)
May 18, 12 noon to 2 pm - Artwork Receiving
May 21, - Shipped Artwork Deadline (ship to ArtMove, LLC)
May 28, 10 am to 2 pm - Artwork Receiving
June 4, 5:30 pm, Erin Wright lectures at The von Liebig Art Center
June 6, 5:30 to 7:30 pm - Preview Reception and Awards Presentation
July 27, 12 noon to 2 pm - Artwork Pick-up
July 28, 10 am to 2 pm - Artwork Pick-up

The Naples Art Association (NAA) was founded in 1954 as a not-for-profit visual arts organization. The mission of the Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center is to promote and advance education, interest and participation in the contemporary visual arts.

The The von Liebig Art Center is a two-story, 16,000-sq. ft. center that features six studios, lobby gallery, a main exhibition gallery, four galleries-in-the-round, two collection storage vaults, library resource center, gift shop, administrative offices and a catering kitchen.

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Comment by judy robbins on January 20, 2014 at 9:08pm

I find this incredible - an International Call to Artists with a submission fee of $40, $50 for off-line submissions and a membership fee required of $75 to participate in the jurying process. So the artist from Europe or Asia pays $115 for the slight chance of being juried in and if she is juried in, then pays shipping charges. Fees for providing art to these venues is getting out of hand.

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