Portrait Sketch Competition Application

Dear Painter: Thank you for applying to enter this competition! We wish you luck in these online semi-finals and hope you will be among the ten artists selected to duke it out October 21-23!

This year, the GCA will exhibit the 60 competition works in a month-long exhibition at our gallery ELEVENTH STREET ARTS. Fees will go towards mailing/returning the portraits to the ten finalists at the end of the show.

Your application and $25 application fee is due on September 1.

The competition dates are October 21 - October 23, 2015 (Wednesday - Friday, 9am - 6pm)

Public Events
-There will be daily public lunch-hour Viewings, 1-2pm
-The Awards Party is Friday, October 23, 7-9pm

Applications will be accepted by e-mail only.
Send materials & questions to: info@grandcentralatelier.org

To Apply:

1. Complete this application form. Answer the questions below and click "Submit".

2. Email images to: info@grandcentralatelier.org
Six digital images saved as jpgs at 72 dpi.
The six images must be 3-4 hour, one-session, oil portraits done in full color done without the aid of any photographs.

Please title each image with the following 3 pieces of information:

1) a number (1-6); 2) the length of the session; 3) the size of the canvas.

For Example:
Image 1_4hrs_18_by_24
Image 2_3hrs_9_by_12

*Please do not indicate your name in the file name or in a caption superimposed on the image. Judging is anonymous!

**We respectfully ask that you not submit work created with the use of photographs. Our goal is to assemble the best ten competitors who work from life and who will bring that skill to the contest.

3. There is an $25 application fee, and a $75 participation fee for the selected competitors. (See website to pay.)


Thanks!

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