Above: Trent Taft, "Snoot" and Kelly Belvins, "Elephant Nest", from the 2014 exhibit

Emerging Artists 2015

Final Deadline December 13, 2014

     SlowArt Productions presents Emerging Artists 2015, the 23nd annual competition for group exhibition and awards. Open to all artists working in any media this event is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists. The exhibition will be held at Limner Gallery,  March 4 - 28, 2015.


(Additional entry links at bottom of page)

Bethany Pipkin, "Ebb" and Cecil Eci'Am Gresham, "Feeling Blue," from 2013 exhibit

The competition is open to all artists, national and international, working in all media. All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, digital and installation art, video, etc. are eligible. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Wall mounted works must not be taller than 96" no wider than 120".  Sculptural work must fit through a standard height, 36"wide entry door.

EXHIBITION AND AWARDSWinning artists will be featured in a group exhibition at the Limner Gallery, March 4 - 28, 2015. The exhibition will also be displayed on the Limner Gallery web site. There will be a three solo exhibition awards. One artist will be featured in a solo exhibit in the front main gallery. A second artist will be featured in the second middle gallery. A third artist will exhibit in the third rear gallery. Solo exhibits will be held at Limner Gallery in June of 2015. One artist will be awarded a two page display in Direct Art Volume #22, Fall 2015 issue. Two artists will be awarded a single page display. Direct Art is published annually and distributed internationally in online and in print formats. For more information on Direct Art view: http://www.slowart.com/about.htm

EXHIBITION TERMS: All works in the show must be for sale. The gallery will take a 35 percent commission on all sales. Sale price is determined by the  artist. 

ENTRY FEES:  There is a $35.00 entry fee for one to four artworks entered, presentation is by digital JPG image files and/or print reproductions. There is a $5.00 fee for each additional artwork above four. Details of 2D artwork count as an additional artwork. Sculptors may provide one additional view per artwork without cost. Artists accepted to exhibit will not be charged additional fees of any kind Payments by credit card at time of entry using PayPal, or check or money order payable to SlowArt Productions.

IMAGE USE / COPYRIGHTS:  Artist retains all copyrights to submitted images and represented artwork.  Digital images submitted with artist entry are for exhibition selection only and will be deleted after completion of the selection process. By entering the competition, artists selected to exhibit grant Limner Gallery rights to use the selected image(s) on printed materials and the gallery web site for promotional purposes only. Limner Gallery and/or SlowArt retain no copyrights to artists work.  

NOTIFICATION:  Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than December 30, 2014. Results will be posted on or before this date at: http://www.slowart.com/results. Notification will be made via email and by posting on the results page. All artists who provide a working email address will be notified via email, if no email is provided, artists will be notified via postal mail only if accepted to exhibit. Type your email address clearly, if a mistake is made you will not be notified. 

PRIVACY POLICY: Artist contact information (address, telephone, etc.) is only held for the purpose of contacting selected artists and is not preserved in any database. Entry data and image files are deleted on the completion of the jury process. All artist emails will be added to our future events announcement email list.  Artists who do not wish to be on the email list may unsubscribe when they receive their notification.

DEADLINE: The final deadline is December 13, 2014. Entries must be postmarked or submitted via email by 12:00 midnight on this date.  


Stavros Pavlides, "Business Prayer No.1", Sara Drescher Braswell, "The Saint and the Killer Whales", Emily Flint, "Symbiotic Discontent", 2013 exhibitors

Email Entry:
  (preferred) All online entries are via email or web post with direct html link . Email files must be in JPG format.  Images may also be posted to a dedicated web page and a link provided to the page. Web page images should not be download restricted. Videos artists may post on a web page or on YouTube and provide a link to the page.

Postal Mail Entries:  Entry materials submitted via postal mail will not be returned. All materials submitted via mail will be considered disposable and will be recycled after the jury process. Artists may submit prints or digital images on CD or DVD.
Prints Alone:
Prints of artwork may be up to 8.5" x 11" and may be digital (ink jet, laser etc.) or photographic prints. Artist name, title, size, media and price should be on the front or back of the print. 
Digital files on CD or DVD:  Digital image files may be submitted on CD or DVD discs in TIF or JPG format. No files larger than 15MB please.




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