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Call for Entries – Juried Competition – Art of the Image 19

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Date(s) - 06/09/2019 - 07/01/2019
12:00 am

Art in Bloom Gallery








Art of the Image ‘19 is a juried photography competition and exhibition designed to celebrate the medium of photography and its cultural influence by engaging the photography community with a showing of exceptional photo-based works of art. This exhibition is open to artists working in two and three-dimensional mediums over the age of 18. Any original work of art with a primary focus on the photographic medium, utilizing traditional and non-traditional processes, will be considered for the selection process. Awards and Honorable Mentions will be available to selected artists. This year’s juror is Beth Handler Riebe, PhD, Independent Curator and Art Consultant.

Art of the Image ‘19 will be installed and exhibited at Gallery Verrazzano, a 7200+ sq.ft., gallery and event space located in theArtWorks™ of Wilmington, NC, near downtown. Gallery Verrazzano is a brand new home for visual and performing arts.

Art of the Image ’19 is organized by Art in Bloom Gallery and theArtWorks™.

Each artist is allowed to enter as many entries as they wish. Entries to the competition must have been created within the last three (3) years. The non-refundable entry fee for Art of the Image ‘19 is $20 for two (2) entries and $5 for each additional entry. All entries will be accepted via EntryThingy on Art in Bloom Gallery’s website.

JUROR: Beth Handler Riebe, PhD, Independent Curator and Art Consultant

Beth Handler Riebe worked in the NYC art world for twenty years, with curatorial stints at The Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the Paula Cooper Gallery. She served as an art consultant to Donald B. Marron (one of ARTnews’ top 200 collectors). Beth received a BA from Oberlin College, and an MA and a PhD from Yale University, with all three degrees in art history. She is a former Trustee of the Cameron Art Museum and occasionally teaches art history at UNCW.

Handler Riebe founded LOCAL: art + ideas in 2013 in Wilmington, NC. LOCAL is a think tank that supports art and ideas flourishing BEYOND larger metropolitan areas and cultural networks. It promotes regional artists and introduces their work to new audiences nearby and nationally through a variety of programming, including private art viewings, site-specific installations, and temporary and online exhibitions.