Competitions 8th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibition
International Deadline: June 5, 2017 – The St. Augustine Art Association presents the 8th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibition July 22-Aug 26, 2017. This fine art juried exhibit features 2D & 3D original works depicting the beauty and diversity of the natural world (landscapes, plants, birds, wildlife, etc).
Artists worldwide may enter up to three original 2D or 3D pieces created within the past three years and not exhibited in previous STAAA exhibits. Entries must be the original work of art. Giclees, enhanced giclees, limited edition prints (with the exception of photography and original printmaking), reproductions or enhanced reproductions of any kind are not eligible. Works that reference hunting or taxidermy are excluded. Human elements shall not be present, except on the rare occasion where the imagery enhances the nature story. One work of art may be accepted, unless judging selects addtional work(s) and artist agrees.
$5,000 in Cash Awards!
$2,000 Best in Show-Bradley/Mayer Award
$1,000 First Place
$700 Second Place
$500 Third Place
$300 Jean Troemel Award
2D, 60″ x 60″ max including frame; 3D, 5’ x 3’x 3’ max, freestanding or must fit on a pedestal, weighing no more than 5ole unless pre-approved and installed by the artist. Artwork must be fully assembled upon delivery. Accepted 2D work must be dry, suitably framed and ready for hanging with picture wire. No non-glare glass. No saw- tooth hangers. Museum wrapped pieces must either be framed or at least 2” in width with all edges finished/painted. Photography must be matted and framed, with glass or plexi (if shipped), ready for hanging with picture wire. Any form of manipulation that alters the truth of the photographic statement is ineligible.
A jury panel of artists, representing a variety of media, will rate the digital images on a point system to curate the exhibition. Awards will be judged “in person” once the show is installed.
TWO METHODS OF ENTRY – Entry Fee: $45 for up to 3 images
- By Mail: Download, complete and sign Entry Form and mail with CD and payment.
- Online: Complete the online application; upload images and submit payment by PayPal.
SALES & REPRODUCTION
All artwork must be for sale. Sales will be handled by STAAA, which will retain 40% of the selling price. The gallery reserves the limited right to reproduce artwork for promotional purposes only.
- Entry Deadline: June 5, 2017
- Entry Fee: $45 for up to 3 images
- Acceptance Notice: By June 21, 2017. Notification will be sent by Email.
- In Person Delivery of Artwork: Sat, July 15, 12-4pm & Sun, July 16, 12-5pm
- Shipped Artwork Delivery: By July 14
- Awards Banquet: Sat evening, July 22. Ticket info to be sent with acceptance notice.
- Artwork Pick-up: Sun, August 27, 2-5pm; Mon, Aug 28, 12-4pm
The St. Augustine Art Association is a non-profit member art organization founded in 1924. Located in the heart of the Historic District in St. Augustine, Florida, the Art Association is the epicenter of the local art community promoting and fostering artistic excellence by bringing together artists of all skill levels for exhibitions, art enrichment programs and educational offerings. Proceeds from this exhibition are reinvested into the community through varied art programs, activities, and outreach. The docent-staffed gallery, which features 3,500 square feet of professional exhibition space, draws local residents, art patrons and visitors from around the world.
The St Augustine Art Assoc.
22 Marine St.
St Augustine, FL 32084