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The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 2017 National Juried Painting Exhibition juried by Peter Van Dyck. Artists are invited to submit entries of original works created since May of 2013. This exhibiton is open to all US residents, 18 years of age or older. Works in any painting medium (oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, etc.), and all forms of representational and non-representational painting are eligible. Entries must not exceed 72×72 inches and should weigh no more than 30 lbs.  Awards: $500 Best in Show, $300 Second Place, $200 Third Place.

JUROR – Peter Van Dyck:  Peter Van Dyck studied painting and drawing at the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy from 1998-2002.  He also taught in the program from 2000-2002.  He returned to Philadelphia in 2002 to paint in his studio and began exhibiting his work in numerous group shows in Philadelphia, New York, and San Francisco.  He has had solo shows at John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York, and The Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor.  In 2003, Van Dyck began teaching at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where, in 2011, he became an assistant professor in the Certificate/BFA program.  In 2012, he was named one of 25 Important Artists of Tomorrow by American Artist Magazine.  In 2013 his work was included in the book Painted Landscapes, Contemporary Views by Lauren P. della Monica.  His work has also been reproduced in numerous periodicals including, American Artist Magazine, American Arts Quarterly, Art News, American Art Collector, International Artist Magazine, and Art and Antiques.

For more information please visit https://www.usm.edu/visual-arts/call-entries-2017-national-juried-painting-exhibition

The SAH Award for Film and Video was established in 2013 to recognize annually the most distinguished work of film or video on the history of the built environment.

The award is global in scope with no geographic or political boundaries limiting subject matter or production team. The topic of the film or video must be any aspect of the built environment including the history of buildings, interiors, monuments, landscapes, cultural landscapes, urbanism, designers, engineers, clients, preservation, conservation, citizen engagement, or other topics related to the history of the built environment.

Films and videos representing a wide range of methodologies will be considered including documentaries, critiques, theoretical works and documentary recreations of lost sites. Films and videos by independent directors and producers, including those with a K-12 educational focus, are also welcome.

Films or videos must have an initial release date within the past three years (2014, 2015 or 2016). Honorable Mentions may also be awarded.

Entries for consideration will be submitted, on a DVD or a link to an online viewing site such as Vimeo, to the award committee members and the SAH office by the director, producer, or producer’s distributor.

Nominees will also submit a 250–500-word narrative that addresses the goals of the film/video, the intended audience, where the work has been screened/aired/viewed, and what kind of response the work has received.

The most important criterion is the work’s contribution to the understanding of the built environment, defined either as deepening that understanding or as bringing that understanding to new audiences. A second criterion is a high standard of research and analysis, whether the production was for a scholarly audience, a general audience, or both. A third criterion is excellence in design and production.

THE AWARD

The Award will consist of a certificate and citation that will be presented at the Awards Ceremony at the Society’s Annual International Conference. Following the presentation, the film will be shown at the conference. The Award will be announced in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, the SAH Newsletter, and on the SAH website. The winning film or video will become part of the Society’s permanent archive, housed in the library at the Society’s headquarters, Charnley-Persky House, in Chicago. The recipient will be required to supply two copies of the award-winning film on DVD for the Society’s archive.

For more information please visit the website: http://www.sah.org/conferences-and-programs/award-programs/sah-award-for-film-and-video