The ARTS COUNCIL, Inc. of Wichita has issued a sponsorship grant to establish a new event to acknowledge and reward unrecognized and outstanding talent in the visual arts community of Wichita, Kansas.
The goal is to publicly recognize outstanding effort and to further encourage a career path mindset of area visual artists.
The FRIENDS of the WICHITA ART MUSEUM will host this inaugural event. A juried exhibition of works from the finalists and award recipients will be held during the Friends of the Wichita Art Museum 55th Annual Art and Book Fair.
This will be a “Special Exhibit” presentation at Century II, Exhibition Hall, May 9-11, 2014 during the Art and Book Fair and the “La Noche de Fiesta” Preview Invitation event the evening of May, 9, 2014.
Display will be in a display location designed exclusively for this fine arts exhibition.
The award will include the following:
1. Exhibit of selected works from all finalists from May 9-11, 2014 in Century II, Exhibition Hall, during the Art and Book Fair.
2. Up to three (3) cash awards from a field of shortlisted finalists.
3. One recipient will receive a certificate for a SOLO exhibition at City Arts
(exhibit room to be determined by artist and City Arts staff).
ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED OR TIME STAMPED BY MARCH 31, 2014 12:00 A.M. CST.
DOWNLOAD Nomination form here.