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

Lauren Sweeney
Lauren Sweeney
Sculptor Morgan Dummitt was born and raised in Manhattan, where he began studying the figure in 2005 at the Art Students League of New York. In 2013 he earned a certificate in sculpture from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and a Bachelor's of the Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.
Morgan Dummitt
Morgan Dummitt

Sculptor Morgan Dummitt was born and raised in Manhattan, where he began studying the figure in 2005 at the Art Students…

Sculptor Morgan Dummitt was born and raised in Manhattan, where he began studying the figure in 2005 at the Art Students League of New York. In 2013 he earned a certificate in sculpture from the Pennsylvania…

Sculptor Morgan Dummitt was born and raised in Manhattan, where he began studying the figure in 2005 at the Art Students League of New York. In 2013 he earned a certificate in sculpture from the Pennsylvania Academy of the…

Chris Cox, a Philadelphia-area abstract artist, creates oil on canvas abstract landscape, seascapes and atmospheric paintings that are inspired and informed by what she has seen and experienced throughout the world. She builds upon layers of paint until each painting develops a rich history and texture. Her moody paintings are peaceful and meditative with a sense of mystery.
Chris Cox
Chris Cox

Chris Cox, a Philadelphia-area abstract artist, creates oil on canvas abstract landscape, seascapes and atmospheric paintings…

Chris Cox, a Philadelphia-area abstract artist, creates oil on canvas abstract landscape, seascapes and atmospheric paintings that are inspired and informed by what she has seen and experienced throughout…

Chris Cox, a Philadelphia-area abstract artist, creates oil on canvas abstract landscape, seascapes and atmospheric paintings that are inspired and informed by what she has seen and experienced throughout the world. She builds…

Catherine Gontarek uses collage, painting, design, photography, and common materials to create contemporary and abstract work inspired by modern history, daily life, and ephemera.
Catherine Gontarek
Catherine Gontarek

Catherine Gontarek uses collage, painting, design, photography, and common materials to create contemporary and abstract…

Catherine Gontarek uses collage, painting, design, photography, and common materials to create contemporary and abstract work inspired by modern history, daily life, and ephemera.…

Catherine Gontarek uses collage, painting, design, photography, and common materials to create contemporary and abstract work inspired by modern history, daily life, and ephemera.…

Elyce Abrams is a Philadelphia abstract painter using acrylic and acrylic spray paint on panel or paper. Often showing work in grids or installations, her nonobjective work explores the relationship between abundant joy and deep concern that often shapes our contemporary lives.
Elyce Abrams
Elyce Abrams

Elyce Abrams is a Philadelphia abstract painter using acrylic and acrylic spray paint on panel or paper. Often showing work…

Elyce Abrams is a Philadelphia abstract painter using acrylic and acrylic spray paint on panel or paper. Often showing work in grids or installations, her nonobjective work explores the relationship between…

Elyce Abrams is a Philadelphia abstract painter using acrylic and acrylic spray paint on panel or paper. Often showing work in grids or installations, her nonobjective work explores the relationship between abundant joy and…

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