Wednesday, August 3, 2011

International Juried Art Competition!

Los Angeles Center For Digital Art

102 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
LACDA INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION

 

Jurors:Peter Frank, Riverside Art Museum
Rex Bruce, L.A. Center for Digital Art

Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. The competition is international, open to all geographical locations.
Registration fee is $30US (three images).
Multiple entries permitted, additional $30 entry fee for each three images.

The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44x60 inches on canvas or museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery from September 8-30, 2011. The show will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artist.


Second place prizes: Ten second place winners will receive one print of their work up to 24x36 inches ($150-$200 in value) to be included in upcoming group exhibits. The ten second place winners will be scheduled into a group shows within twelve months of announcement of winners. Consideration is given to placing these works in shows appropriate to their style, genre and/or content. These shows will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artists.


Special consideration will be given to all entrants for inclusion in future shows at LACDA. Many entrants from past competitions have already been included in our exhibits.


Deadline for entries: August 22, 2011
Winners Announced: August 29, 2011
Exhibit Dates: September 8-30, 2011

Artist's Reception: September 8, 7-9pm


The artist's reception will be in conjunction with the Downtown Art Walk which is attended by up to 30,000 gallery goers.
Registration fee is $30US.
Two easy steps to enter...
Register here:
http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=222068

Upload here:http://lacda.com/UploadPage/forms/form1.html
Online registration only.
For questions email us at lacda@lacda.com.
No phone calls please.



About the jurors:


PETER FRANK is Adjunct Senior Curator at the Riverside Art Museum, He has served as Editor of THEmagazine Los Angeles and Visions Art Quarterly and as critic for Angeleno magazine and the L.A. Weekly. Frank was born in 1950 in New York, where he wrote art criticism for The Village Voice and The SoHo Weekly News, and moved to Los Angeles in 1988. He contributes articles to numerous publications and has written many catalogues for one-person and group exhibitions. Frank has also organized numerous theme and survey shows, including “Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and the Non-Objective World, 1950-1980,” for the Riverside Art Museum; "Artists' Books U.S.A.", "Mapped Art: Charts, Routes, Regions" and "Line and Image: The Northern Sensibility in Recent European Drawing", all for Independent Curators Inc.; “Fluxus Film and Video” for the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid; "Young Fluxus" for Artists' Space in New York; "To the Astonishing Horizon" for Los Angeles Visual Arts; "Southern Abstraction" for the Raleigh (NC) City Gallery of Contemporary Art; "The Theater of the Object, 1958-1972" for New York's Alternative Museum; "Visual Poetry" for the Otis/Parsons Art Institute in Los Angeles; "Multiple World" for the Atlanta College of Art; and, most notably, "19 Artists – Emergent Americans," the 1981 Exxon National Exhibition mounted at the Guggenheim Museum.


REX BRUCE is the founder and director of Los Angeles Center for Digital Art. He founded the digital program at Artists Television Access (San Francisco) for which he curated exhibits and created curriculum. He received his masters from SFSU in Interdisciplinary Art where he also taught and developed curriculum for many years. His work has been shown internationally for over twenty years. Most recently he has emerged as a significant artist and organizer in the burgeoning Renaissance in downtown Los Angeles as well as becoming a leader in the exploding international scene revolving around art and technology. Video and photography from his current series have been exhibited at the Centre Pompidou, Laznia Center for Contemporary Art (Poland), Guggenheim Gallery (Chapman University), California Museum of Photography (U.C. Riverside), New Media Center Santa Ana, Found Gallery, Start SOMA San Francisco, Center for Political Graphics (L.A.), Niche.LA Video Art, Silver Lake Film Festival, Downtown Film Festival–Los Angeles, photoLA, photoSF, and LACDA.

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