Women in the Arts Competition~ Local Artist Entry Form
Orlando, FL
Deadline: January 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Welcome! You are invited to enter the 2018 Women in the Arts Competition "CELEBRATING THE GENIUS OF WOMEN" at the Orlando Public Library. The competition is open to professional women artists in the visual arts, ages 18 and above.

Entry deadline
October 3 at 11:00 AM | Start
January 24 at 11:00 AM | End

Enter the competition at http://www.womeninthearts.org/art-competition

PART I -- Fill out and submit the entry form
PART II - Attach and email four (4) digital images of your work, min. 300 dpi to:
Maria Guerrero at womeninthearts@gmail.com
Four different works are required to enter.

Save each image file to include your last name, title, media and dimensions as this example: LASTNAME.TITLE.MEDIA.36x36.
Do not provide the image description separately. In order to be accepted each image file name should be saved as indicated. Women in the Arts reserves the right to reject a winning entry if the image submitted misrepresents the original piece.

Theme key-words
Women, dignity, courage, joy, service, faith, suffering, healing, hope, inspire.

Drawing, painting, mixed media, photography, digital art, media art, installations, jewelry, and sculpture.
Installations. Please submit area dimensions, spatial and/or technical requirements.

Sculpture max. dimensions to fit in display case are 12" x 24" (base) x 14" tall and 11" x 45" (base) x 60" tall. Larger sculptures will be considered as installations. Save image file name including height, width, depth LASTNAME.TITLE.MEDIA.HxWxD

Visual art must be framed or mounted on a rigid surface with a hanging wire on back.

No entry fees.

Women in the Arts will choose finalists from all entries in a series of two rounds. Finalists are invited to display selected art at the Orlando Public Library to be considered for a final vote by Women in the Arts Jury Team composed of past winners, fellow artists, and guest jury. Library patrons will also have the opportunity to vote for their favorite artist. The jury decision is final with no reviews or feedback. Results are published February 13 at 11:00 AM at www.womeninthearts.org

Previous winners, past or present staff, board, and volunteers of Women in the Arts, and OCLS staff do not enter the competition but are invited to vote on the final round and participate at the "Celebrating the Genius of Women" events.

Total cash awards up to $2,000.00 by Women in the Arts to finalists.
Patron's Choice Award certificate by OCLS.
Award ribbons and certificate from Women in the Arts.
Exhibition of finalist art at the Orlando Public Library gallery and social media March 10-April 24.
Invitation to attend the Women in the Arts Awards event, March 24.
Public recognition at the Women in the Arts Awards event.
Publicity on digital, printed and/or online media outlets.

Please note: The artist must be present at the ceremony on March 24 to receive cash award.

Oct. 3-Jan. 24 Call to Artists
Jan. 24 at 11:00 AM. Entry deadline. No exceptions.
Feb. 13 at 11:00 AM. Finalists announced at www.womeninthearts.org
Mar. 2-9. Finalist art install.
Mar. 10-19 Public vote period, social media vote, and Jury Team final voting.
Mar 10-Apr 24 Finalists' Art Exhibition.
Mar. 24. 2:00-4:00 PM. Women in the Arts Awards. Meet the artists, exhibition tour, awards, and reception.
Mar. 24-Apr. 24. Winner's art display
Apr. 25-30. Art return.

This art competition is done in partnership with the Orlando Public Library. Sponsored by Women in the Arts, Baterbys Art Gallery, and Studio-T Photography.

By entering your information you agree to the terms of this competition.

Data privacy
Your information is used for the purpose of this competition and related activities. We will not sell your personal information to anyone, for any purpose.


Email address *
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Artist-Full Name *
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Address *
Enter full address (number, street, app #, city, state, zip)
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County *
Please select one. If your county is not listed, use Non-local artist entry form.
Phone Number *
Best to reach you, enter: "cell", "work", "home" or "other"
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Artist Professional Website *
If you do not have a website, enter N/A. (Facebook, or other social media sites are not accepted).
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Artist Statement *
Briefly explain your type of art, concept, and style. Describe a particular point of interest related to the pieces you are entering.
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Experience *
Please choose the level that best reflects your experience.
Education | Degree *
Choose one or more. Collaborative groups enter founding date.
Education | Major *
Enter your school name/s and discipline or major/s. Collaborative groups: enter your group description.
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Exhibitions, awards, gallery representation *
List major exhibitions and awards in the past 3-5 years and galleries representing you, or enter N/A.
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