FINAL DAY TO ENTER ART COMPETITION!
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Commitment to Excellence in Art & Sport: A Fine Arts Competition
Entry Period Closes Midnight Tonight - May 1, 2013
The National Art Museum of Sport’s third annual Commitment to Excellence in Art and Sport: A Fine Art Competition will remain open for submissions until midnight tonight - May 1, 2013. Entry fees applicable. The competition is open to artists who create fine art (with sport as the primary subject)in the following three categories:
Up to 30 pieces will be selected by the jurors for exhibit by the Museum at a venue to be announced. The exhibit will open in Fall 2013.
Three $2,500 prizes will be awarded in addition to Medals to the top three entries in each of the competition’s three categories: painting/2D, sculpture/3D and photography.
One $2,500 Germain G. Glidden Best of Show Award honors this portrait artist-national champion squash player who founded the Museum in 1959 and is given by his daughter, Christine D. Glidden, chair of the competition.
Two $2,500 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Awards will be made by the NCAA Honoring College Athletics and Academic Excellence, one in painting/2D and one in sculpture/3D.
To qualify for the NCAA Awards, the art must depict collegiate athletes or teams, past or present, in one of the NCAA sports: baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, fencing, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, track and field, lacrosse, rifle, rowing, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, water polo, and wrestling. These works should show the collegiate athletes’ intersection with academics.
Except for entries in photography (which may be digital photography and manipulated), work must be produced by the “hand of the artist” – no computer art. An artist may enter up to five pieces in each category.
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National Art Museum of Sport (NAMOS)
PO Box 441155
Indianapolis, IN 46244
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