For its 40th Anniversary, the Alexandria Museum of Art will be installing its first permanent exhibition galleries in October, 2017. Because of this and the 30th year of the September Competition, the Alexandria Museum of Art has changed the dates for the September Competition exhibit. In 2017, the exhibition will be on display from June 2nd through September 23rd, 2017. In 2018 and following, the September Competition exhibition will be on display for four months, from July through October.
—All artists over the age of 18 – working in any medium – are eligible.
—All work must be original and must have been completed in the last two years (2015 or later).
—AMoA encourages artists working in video and other experimental media to submit entries for judging.
—By entering the competition, the artist agrees that all entered work will be available for exhibition if chosen. No substitutions will be allowed.
—Each artist may submit TWO full view works of art with a non-refundable entry fee of $40. (Additional works, including views and details of 3D works may be submitted for a fee $20 per each entry.)
—Entries will be blind juried by digital images.
—All digital images submitted must be smaller than 5MB and saved as a JPG at the highest resolution possible. Video files must be a maximum of 100 MB.
—Deadline for entry is March 18, 2017.
—Video entries must not exceed 30 minutes in length.
—No work should exceed seven (7) feet (84”) in any direction, or 200 lbs. in weight. Entries exceeding these limitations will automatically be disqualified.
—If digital images are not correctly representative of work chosen, AMoA has the right to disqualify the entry from the exhibition.
—By entering the competition, the artist agrees to allow their work to reproduced for the purpose of publicity.
—Entry must include digital images, entry fee, and a maximum 100 word artist statement for catalog and label use only (not available to juror before
—ALL SELECTED WORKS MUST ARRIVE PRE-PAID BY May 19, 2017 – ALONG WITH A PRE-PAID RETURN ADDRESS LABEL (no order forms with account numbers will be accepted, must be a completed label).
_Artists who do not adhere to any of the above rules will be subject to disqualification at the discretion of museum staff.
$2000 will be available for juror-designated cash awards. These awards will be announced at the Opening Reception on June 2, 2017
AMoA proudly welcomes Mark Tullos as the juror for the 30th September Competition. As the 30th year of our annual competition and the 40th anniversary of the Alexandria Museum of Art, the AMoA staff is happy to welcome back a former AMoA Director as the competition juror.
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