There will be $1,000 in awards given this year.The awards will be in cash and gift certificates distributed as Best of Show, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, Merit Awards, Honorable Mention Awards and several sponsored awards. All awards will be presented at the discretion of the judge. Criteria for awards include originality and quality of artwork. Award winners will also be invited to co-curate the following summer’s Permanent Collection Exhibition at the Quincy Art Center.
Students may enter up to 3 works for $5. All artwork must be original. No copies of copyrighted imagery are allowed. It is imperative that all two dimensional artwork be suitably framed, and ready for exhibition with a secure wire fastened to the back. String/yarn will not be accepted. Sawtooth or plate hangers are okay but not preferred. White matting is preferred. Three-dimensional and two-dimensional artwork cannot be
over 6 feet in any one direction.
Judge: Patrick Earl Hammie received his MFA in Painting from the University of Connecticut and is a Professor of Art at the University of Illinois in Campaign, Urbana.
*Although the utmost care will be taken in the handling of works, the Quincy Art Center assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to any work. The Quincy Art center shall have the right to photograph any work for publicity purposes.
Generous underwriting support has been provided by:
Culver Stockton College, Dr. George & Maureen Crickard, Great River Watercolor Society, Hannibal-LaGrange University, John Wood Community College, Quincy Artist Guild, Quincy Service League, Quincy University, Kent & Nora Schnack, United Credit Community Union, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Ron Vecchie, Gary & Sue Ann Winking, William Woods University, and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
Hamilton High School, 12th Grade
Singing Strings of the Yoruba