Call for 2020 Sculptors

Deadline for entries is
November 30, 2019

2019 Juror’s Choice: “Pillar” by May Britton

2019 Juror’s Choice: “Pillar”, May Britton.

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center seeks proposals for the 2020 Outdoor Sculpture competition on view April 4 – October 12, 2020. Vanessa Thaxton-Ward, Ph.D., Director, Hampton University Museum is juror for the 2020 competition. Awards include Juror’s Choice: $1,500, Seawall Art Award: $1,000, and People’s Choice: $500. Travel stipends provided.

Open to artists 18 years and over. To enter, submit up to five images of existing works completed within the last five years and not already presented at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center. Include artist’s vitae, titles, dimensions, weight, materials, date of completion, and representative images.

Deadline: Postmarked by November 30, 2019. Send to the attention of Sculpture Committee, Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, 521 Middle Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3622




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