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DEADLINE EXTENDED To October 15th For “5th Annual Endangered” As Call For Artists And Photographers Continues

The 5th annual “ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography” Contest is proud to announce our jury panel for 2017.  Dr Zora Carrier, Bruce Helander and Ron Magill have generously offered their services to judge this global, online contest which benefits the Center for Great Apes. With their combined expertise in Fine Art, Fine Art Photography and the natural world, they bring tremendous expertise and enthusiasm to the judging of the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest. They are all looking forward to reviewing all the entries. The Rickie Report shares the details and reminds artists and photographer to enter now, as the deadline has been extended to October 15th!

 

 

 

Call to Artists and Photographers

Announcing a Panel of Eminent Jurors

 

The 5th annual “ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography” Contest is proud to announce our jury panel for 2017. Dr Zora Carrier, Bruce Helander and Ron Magill have generously offered their services to judge this global, online contest which benefits the Center for Great Apes. With their combined expertise in Fine Art, Fine Art Photography and the natural world, they bring tremendous expertise and enthusiasm to the judging of the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest. They are all looking forward to reviewing all the entries.

 

 

 

ENTER NOW!

Deadline 15th October, 2017

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

DR ZORA CARRIER, Executive Director, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

Dr. Zora Carrier, Ph.D. Photograph by Rick Tauceda. All Rights Reserved.

Dr Carrier is Executive Director of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. She is an accomplished art educator. She received her Ph.D. in Education from Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak Republic in 1989. In 2002, she co-founded and was director of Gallery Art Factory in Prague, Czech Republic, a not-for-profit institution presenting modern and contemporary art. In 2006, she founded the Open Concept Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where, as director, she managed art projects and art education programming. Before becoming the Director of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, she consulted on educational opportunities.

 

 

 

BRUCE HELANDER, acclaimed artist, writer and critic

Bruce Helander. Photograph by Christopher Fay. All Rights Reserved.

He received a BFA and MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design, where he later served as the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. He has studied at Yale University and Harvard, and is a former White House Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts. He recently received the First Annual Professional Achievement in the Arts Award from Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, and is a member of the Florida Artists Hall of Fame. Helander is a past recipient of the South Florida Cultural Consortium’s award for Professional Achievement in the Arts and has won four separate grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts. His work in represented in over fifty permanent public collections, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. As a critic, he regularly writes for numerous publications such as The Huffington Post, Sculpture magazine, Art Hive magazine and One Art Nation, among others. He is a seasoned juror and curator of museum exhibitions and serves on the board of the Center for Creative Education.

 

 

RON MAGILL, Zoo Communications & Media Relations Director Zoo Miami & Nikon Ambassador USA

 

Ron Magill with Phantom. All Rights Reserved

 

 

Ron has worked with wildlife for over 35 years and has had the privilege of having “hands-on” experience with a tremendous variety of animals. As Zoo Miami’s “Goodwill Ambassador”, he has made frequent television appearances on many programs including, “National Geographic Explorer”, the Discovery Networks, the “Today Show”, “Good Morning America”, “The Late Show ”, “CBS’ This Morning”, “Dateline” and “CNN”. Ron has also been a regular guest on several Spanish language television programs including international hits “Sabado Gigante” and “Despierta America”. In addition, he has written and produced many wildlife articles and award-winning photographs that have appeared in publications and galleries around the world. He has traveled extensively throughout Africa, India and Tropical America while developing and directing conservation projects and Emmy Award winning documentaries focusing on the wildlife of those regions.

 

 

ENTER NOW!

Deadline 15th October, 2017

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2017

This global, juried, online contest focuses attention on the plight of endangered /threatened species or habitats. The challenge is to interpret or reflect ENDANGERED through either:
• Celebration of the beauty of endangered/threatened species or habitats or
• Illustration of the threats facing endangered/threatened species or habitats

 

We are immensely grateful to Paul Fisher of Juried Art Services for his support in administering the contest.

 

We are excited to share with you some of this year’s entries to the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest.

“Lion’s Roar”  Photograph by Michael Holtby. All Rights Reserved.

 

“After a Bath” Photograph by Steven Greenbaum. All Rights Reserved.

 


“Gray Giant”  Charcoal drawing by Janet Chalif. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

“Harambe Memorial Portrait 2017”  Acrylic Painting by Meredith London-Orgiefsky.  All Rights Reserved.

 

 

Why Enter the Contest?

Cash Prizes for winners. A total of $7,000 in prize money is awarded.

 

 

Exhibition in Miami, 6-9th December, during Art Week are offered to the best pieces entered. We show approximately 50 pieces. All artists are encouraged to attend and invite their friends to the evening receptions.

 

 

Wearable Art and Jewelry pieces selected for exhibition in Miami will be photographed on a model against a green screen with appropriate background. Photographs will be made available to the artists.

 

 

Exposure: Every entry will be shown on our website in strict order of submission over the course of a year.

 

 

Social Media: Every entry will be posted to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in strict order of submission over the course of a year. We boost a selection of the pieces posted to Facebook so that they reach a larger audience. Additionally, from time to time selected images of orangutans and chimpanzees will be featured on the Center for Great Apes Facebook page, with appropriate attribution.

 

Curator’s Choice: Each year the Curator selects and purchases her choice of a piece either from the Contest or from the Show.

 

 

Advertising Features: Selected pieces will be offered a place in our advertising campaigns both online and in print media. This has the potential to present your work to a new and broad audience. Specific permission will be sought in advance and the image will be used with the title, artist’s name and All Rights Reserved.

 

Special Prizes: A Family Membership of the Center for Great Apes will be awarded for the best image of an orangutan or chimpanzee to be chosen by Patti Ragan, Founder and President of CGA.

The book Tropical Flowers by Eileen Johnson, Founder and Creative Director of FlowerSchool New York, will be awarded for the best image of a flower or landscape.

Miami Exhibition Theme: One or two images will be offered the opportunity of being the theme for the Miami exhibition and will be featured in advertising and posters as well as receive a prominent position in the exhibition.

 

Featured Tee Shirt Design: One image will be selected as the image for our 2017 Exhibition Tee Shirt on sale at the exhibition. The image will have the appropriate attribution, and specific permission to use the image will be requested. The artist will receive one of the tee shirts.

 

Young Artists: Young Artists will receive Certificates of Participation in the Contest. School educators entering work by their class (individual or collaborative group pieces) will be offered a symbolic adoption of an ape residing at the Center for Great Apes.

Plus entrants will have the satisfaction of knowing that 100 percent of their entry donation of $35 for two pieces of art ($5 per single piece for Young Artists) is going directly to support the wonderful work of the Center for Great Apes. Endangered: Art4Apes and the Center for Great Apes are tremendously grateful to all artists who support the contest.

 

ENTER NOW!
Deadline 15th October, 2017

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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