Due: April 4, 2015
Unique by Nature | Juried Art Competition and Exhibition
McKinney Performing Arts Center
April 10 – April 25, 2015
Awards Reception April 10, 2015
Unique by Nature is hosted by the McKinney Performing Arts Center (City of McKinney), with help from the volunteers of the Arts and Music Guild. Sponsors include citizen leaders dedicated to the growth of the arts in McKinney.
This years submissions will be juried by a panel of four: Amy Rosenthal, Director of the MPAC; Linda Spina, Chair of the McKinney Arts Commission; Jake Dobscha (dobschastudio.com); and Sandra Doak (orisonsart.com). Prize winners will be chosen by this year’s judge, Mary Vernon, Professor of Art, MeadowsSchool of the Arts, Southern Methodist University (MaryVernon.com).
Cash and purchase prizes totaling $9000 will be distributed as follows:
ONE large scale work will be awarded the $6000.00 Purchase Prize, and will become part of the permanent public art collection of the McKinneyPerformingArtsCenter.
An additional $3000.00 in prize money will be divided among six works of art chosen by the judge, including one Young Artist Award chosen from among the juried artwork submitted by high school students.