Juried Art Show

The Fountain Hills Art League and FHCCA are sponsoring the 2021 Fountain Hills Juried Art Show, a virtual event.

ELIGIBILITY

We invite artists who are residents of the greater Fountain Hills, Verdes, Goldfield Ranch and Fort McDowell areas, or members of the Fountain Hills Art League to apply.

CATEGORIES

  • Photography and digital imaging
  • Paintings, including oil, acrylics, watercolor, and mixed (more than one medium)
  • Drawings, including charcoal, pencil, ink, and pastel
  • Other, including sculpture, ceramics, fiber art, beaded art, jewelry, wood, and more

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

  • Design/composition based on Principles and Elements of Design
  • Demonstrated skill
  • Visiual impact
  • Emotional impact
  • Photos will judged using the same critera as paintings rather than technical aspects

Art must be original, no reproductions, created within the last three years, and appropriate for this public venue (i.e. non-political, no nudity). Photos used in the creation of your art must be your own or used by permission from the photographer.

PRIZES

First, Second, and Honorable Mention ribbons will be awarded for each category, plus additional monetary awards depending on the number of entries. Best of Show will win a $100 prize.

A presentation of awards will take place on January 7, 2021. The venue is yet to be determined depending on COVID-19 restrictions. Winners may be asked to deliver your art on January 7, 2021 to the Community Center for viewing throughout the month, depending on COVID-19 restrictions.

 

JUDGING

Judging will be done online for this virtual event by Julie Gilbert Pollard. Learn more about Pollard and her work at JulieGilbertPollard.com.

 

SUBMITTING AN ENTRY

Submit registration form and photos via the Fountain Hills Art League at fountainhillsartleague.com/2021juriedshow. There are two tabs on the website: Online Registration to submit your information and photo, and Photo Preparation with additional information.

  • To photographing your art, set up your camera parallel to your art and shoot it straight on with no border around the image.
  • Images should be in JPEG format in medium or high resolution.
  • Images should have the longest edge no less than 1200 pixels for best viewing by the judge. Maximum photo file size is 10MG. Our judge has requested a uniform size.
  • Name your image files with the format: “01_lastname_title_”‘
  • Send all photos to the Juried Show application. If you cannot attach it this way, send it in an email to Lloyd Tarr at lloyd@tarrs.com and reference your image file name, phone number and note “Juried Show Entry” in the subject of your email.

APPLICATION FEE

Entry and Application Fee is $30 (non-refundable) for two submissions. Entries and fees must be received by December 11, 2020.

Send payment to: Bonnie Schweihs, 15615 E Thistle Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ, 85268

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS

Email Lloyd@tarrs.com with photo submission questions

Email bonnieken65@gmail.com with general questions or call 480-467-9333.