Wednesday, January 5, 2011



2011-01-04 until 2011-03-31  
First Street Gallery
New York, NY, USA United States of America

First Street Gallery hosts their 2011 NATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION from JUNE 22 - JULY 16, 2011 with PAUL RESIKA as juror. The award is a solo show with a $3,000 value. Paul Resika is a highly respected American painter. Using bold colors and recurring motifs inspired by nature and the world around him, his work merges the representational with the abstract. At 19, he began studying with Hans Hoffman. Represented by Lori Bookstein Fine Art in NYC he has exhibited extensively in galleries and museums around the world including galleries in Madrid, Rome, London and Venice and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, The National Museum of American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the National Academy of Design, where he is an Academician. His numerous awards and honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship. A solo show valued at $3000. The artist will be chosen by the members of the gallery from among the artists approved by the juror (Resika) for inclusion in the Juried Show.

Open to U.S. resident artists at least 18 yrs. old. Exception: Artists currently represented by First Street Gallery. Eligible works include oils, acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, pastels, drawings, prints and sculpture in any medium. No photography, video, film, installation, or mechanically reproduced artwork (computer, printer, giclees, etc.). The width of work, including the frame, may not exceed 30 inches. No height limit. Maximum weight of sculpture: 50 pounds. No wall hung sculpture. Sculptors must provide floor stand with a maximum footprint of 30" x 30". Maximum width or depth for sculpture is 30 inches. No height limit. All work must be suitably framed, wired and ready for hanging. . Works on paper must be framed under plexiglass or glass. The gallery will take no commission on any work sold . Work not for sale must be marked "N.F.S.". No "P.O.R." sales.

The fee is $35 for 1 - 3 works. $5 for each additional work up to 10 works total. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Judging will be done entirely from JPEGs. JPEGs must be 72 dpi, They should be at least 600 pixels but not greater than 1200 pixels in either direction. Maximum file size for any individual image is 1 MB. Accepted work may be refused if it does not conform to the entered image. Absolutely no substitutions of accepted works will be allowed. All accepted work must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibit.
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