Dave Bown Projects – 14th Semiannual Competition

Dave Bown Projects – 14th Semiannual Competition

This Deadline Expired: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Prize: $10,000 USD (1 artist will receive $5,000 USD and 5 artists will each receive $1,000 USD) cash. The top 25 artists will be selected by the jurors and featured under Competitions on this website. Each artist will have their own page that will feature an image of their work, caption information, and a link to their website … click here to see an example. You will retain the copyright to your images.

 Selection Process: Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis as submissions are received. Selection will be based on merit (your skills and abilities, via images of your work). All images will be considered and viewed by Dave Bown Projects. Dave Bown Projects reserves the right to reject a submission (images of work) at any time and for any reason.

Eligibility: This competition is open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and mediums are eligible.

Note: Artists that have been exhibited or are currently being exhibited by the jurors are not eligible. Artists that have worked or are currently working with the jurors are not eligible. Employees of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Hyperallergic, and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are not eligible. Current students and faculty of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are not eligible.

 Jurors: Alison Hearst, Assistant Curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Benjamin Sutton, News Editor, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn; Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

 Prospectus, visit davebownprojects.com

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently contained in each of her panels. She investigates the visual contrast and harmony where human-made structures and nature intersect. Her paintings are strongly influenced by the graphic stylizations and compressed spaces of Japanese ukiyo-e prints. Kishita’s paintings are in a number of private/corporate collections, including Toyota, Capital One, and Kaiser Permanente. She has participated in artist residencies in New Mexico, Russia, and Iceland and exhibited at the Sharjah Art Museum in the United Arab Emirates and the Museum of Non-Conformist Art in St. Petersburg, Russia. She holds a BFA and MFA from the University of the Arts.
Michele C. Kishita
Michele C. Kishita

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently…

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently contained in each of her panels. She investigates the visual contrast and harmony…

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently contained in each of her panels. She investigates the visual contrast and harmony where human-made…

Rebecca Kelly
Rebecca Kelly
Madison Mayhew
Madison Mayhew
My art is a psychological diary of my personal translation of the individual’s journey through life. It is a kind of fairytale; a story that teaches, both symbolic and narrative.
Rochelle Dinkin
Rochelle Dinkin

My art is a psychological diary of my personal translation of the individual’s journey through life. It is a kind of fairytale;…

My art is a psychological diary of my personal translation of the individual’s journey through life. It is a kind of fairytale; a story that teaches, both symbolic and narrative. …

My art is a psychological diary of my personal translation of the individual’s journey through life. It is a kind of fairytale; a story that teaches, both symbolic and narrative. …

Influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, & forgotten territories reclaimed by nature, I create immersive installations out of hand-cut Tyvek—a nonwoven material most familiar as an insulating wrap used in the construction industry. These environments might be fairy-tale forests or the sites of biological disasters. Perhaps both.
Summer J. Hart
Summer J. Hart

Influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, & forgotten territories reclaimed by nature, I create immersive installations…

Influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, & forgotten territories reclaimed by nature, I create immersive installations out of hand-cut Tyvek—a nonwoven material most familiar as an insulating…

Influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, & forgotten territories reclaimed by nature, I create immersive installations out of hand-cut Tyvek—a nonwoven material most familiar as an insulating wrap used in the construction…

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