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Call for Artists: Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art

Published October 15, 2014
Call for Artists: Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art

Call for Artists: Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art

The Orlando Museum of Art invites Florida artists to submit visuals to be considered for the Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art exhibition.
The Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art is an annual invitational exhibition that focuses on the production of contemporary art in the State, while also providing new scholarship with an accompanying exhibition catalog. Each year the Orlando Museum of Art invites a guest curator to work with the Museum’s curatorial staff to select up to ten artists for the exhibition. Additionally, one artist will receive a significant monetary award in recognition of their excellence. The purpose of the Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art is to bring a new level of recognition to the State’s most progressive artists and to encourage their on-going contribution to the State’s cultural vitality.

The selection of artists is solely at the discretion of the exhibition’s curatorial team. Artists who are residents of Florida, working in any visual arts media or practice, will be eligible to apply. Up to ten (10) artists will be invited to participate in the exhibition. Criteria for selection will include artistic excellence and significance across a body of work, along with career achievement that is demonstrated by an active history of exhibitions and other recognition. Following the selection of artists, curators will conduct studio visits. The final selection of artwork for the exhibition will made during these visits and may include work in progress and proposals for new work.


 

Exhibition: Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art (2015)
Exhibition Dates: June 13 – September 6, 2015
Submission Deadline: December 30, 2014
Notification of Invited Artists: February 15, 2015


 

Artists who would like to be considered by the exhibition’s curatorial team are invited to submit visuals and support materials about their work as directed below.

Submission Directions:

Please send an e-mail with your name, address, phone number and the following described attachments to

omaflprize2015@gmail.com

  1. Five to eight (5-8) JPEGS each sized at a maximum of 8×12 inches at 72 dpi (1.42 MB)
  2. Up to three (3) address links of AUDIO or VIDEO files, if applicable
  3. PDF or Word document of a two-page CV that includes most recent exhibition history
  4. Artist statement of 200 words or less describing your work or process

For information about the 2014 Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art exhibition, please visit the Museum’s website at www.omart.org/exhibitions/orlando-museum-art-florida.