Call for Artists! The Art of the Mark

Call for Artists! The Art of the Mark

This Deadline Expired: Monday, November 2, 2020

The Art Guild invites all artists, high school and older, to submit artworks for consideration for “The Art of the Mark: Abstract Show” a Juried Competition and Exhibition.

Abstract art has its own language using color, form, shape, line, texture and marks . The marks you make as an abstract artist are intensely personal. Successful mark making can communicate ideas or emotions.

Which marks are yours?

CRITERIA All styles from non-objective to abstracted realism are welcome. All works must be original and have been created in the last five years. References used in the creation of the submitted work must be the artist’s own, or copyright-released for use in this work. Works previously exhibited at The Art Guild Gallery will not be considered.

MEDIUMS Included but not limited to: acrylic, charcoal, collage, colored pencil, ink, mixed media, oil, pastel, pencil, printmaking, sculpture, or watercolor. NO Photography, Copies, Master Copies, Reproductions OR Giclees.

JUROR OF AWARDS: Karli Wurzelbacher, PhD, Curator at the Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY.

ENTRY FEE(S) Registration is required and fees are non-refundable.

Members: $20 (1-2 pieces) or $30 (an additional piece).
Non-members: $30 (1-2 pieces) or $40 (an additional piece)
Student members: $10 (1-2 pieces) or $20 (an additional piece)
No more than 3 works per artist

AWARDS 1st Place $300 • 2nd Place $200 • 3rd Place $100 • Honorable Mentions

Emily Brett Lukens

Emily uses short staccato marks to create tension and texture, evoking the surfaces and organic forms found in nature manipulating…

Emily uses short staccato marks to create tension and texture, evoking the surfaces and organic forms found in nature manipulating the medium to create images. …

Emily uses short staccato marks to create tension and texture, evoking the surfaces and organic forms found in nature manipulating the medium to create images. …

Stephanie Rogers

Stephanie Rogers is an InLiquid artist member.…

Stephanie Rogers is an InLiquid artist member.…

Stephanie Rogers is an InLiquid artist member.…

Terri Fridkin

Terri Fridkin is best known for her dynamic, abstract and mixed media works that embody intense color and graphic forms.…

Terri Fridkin is best known for her dynamic, abstract and mixed media works that embody intense color and graphic forms. She is a National Honor Society graduate of Drexel University School of Design…

Terri Fridkin is best known for her dynamic, abstract and mixed media works that embody intense color and graphic forms. She is a National Honor Society graduate of Drexel University School of Design Arts, and lives and…

Gerri Spilka

Gerri Spilka’s award winning work has been exhibited in numerous art and textile shows in Europe, Canada, and the US. Trained…

Gerri Spilka’s award winning work has been exhibited in numerous art and textile shows in Europe, Canada, and the US. Trained in this order, as an artist, social scientist, and architect and urban planner,…

Gerri Spilka’s award winning work has been exhibited in numerous art and textile shows in Europe, Canada, and the US. Trained in this order, as an artist, social scientist, and architect and urban planner, not surprisingly,…

Samantha Nicole Billig
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