2019 Biennale – Call For Artists
Art League of Hilton Head invites artists to enter the 2019 Biennale, its 26th National Juried Exhibition, held every other year across multiple media types. Over $5000 in cash prizes will be awarded. Categories include oil, acrylic, watermedia, mixed media, pastel, photography, drawing, and three -dimensional art. All work must be original and completed within the last three years.
Deadline: 22 Mar 2019
All works of art selected by jurors will be on display at Art League Gallery in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
The 2019 Biennale judge is Alan Flattmann, an internationally known, award-winning artist accomplished in oil and watercolor and best known for his work in pastel. His book The Art of Pastel Painting is still widely considered the definitive guide to pastel.
The 2019 Biennale exhibition will be free and open to the public from May 7 – June 1, 2019. An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Friday, May 10, from 5-7pm.
2019 Biennale Artist Benefits
There are numerous benefits to artists, in addition to the opportunity to compete for $5000 in cash prizes.
The state of the art gallery provides the finest exhibit space with high tourist and community visibility. Art League of Hilton Head offers a unique audience for your art comprised of the local and high tourist population, who are culturally engaged and with disposable income.
The exhibition will take place during the run of a professional production of A Chorus Line at The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. With the gallery inside the same building, Art League of Hilton Head expects to host an additional 100-200 theater-goers each evening in addition to the regular daily visitors.
All exhibited artworks will be for sale, with 60% of sales going to the artist. The Biennale has historically had very positive sales results.
About Art League of Hilton Head
Art League of Hilton Head is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit visual arts organization on Hilton Head Island. It is built on a membership of talented artists, art students, and art supporters who work together to advance the mission to support and promote visual arts through exhibition, education, and partnership. Art League hosts dozens of workshops, art shows, and special events annually. It is an integral part of the Low Country region’s art scene. Art League operates an Art Academy offering opportunities for creative study at all skills levels. Curriculum changes monthly. It is taught by professional art educators including nationally reputed guest instructors.
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