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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