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Friday, February 5, 2016

CALL FOR ENTRY: 2016 MFA NATIONAL COMPETITION




JULY 21 - AUGUST 13, 2016

JUROR: LANCE ESPLUND
ART CRITIC, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Entry Deadline: May 31

Inquiries:

Open to artists who are or have been enrolled in an MFA program 
within the last three years in the United States. Eligible works include 
paintings, drawings, mixed media, prints, sculpture, photography, 
installations and computer-generated art. No video, film, or giclees.

Entry Fee: $35 for 1-3 works.  $5 for each additional work up to 
6 works maximum.  
Online entries only.
    

ABOUT THE JUROR LANCE ESPLUND - Art critic, The Wall Street Journal. 
Formerly: US art critic for Bloomberg News, chief art critic for The New York 
Sun and Modern Painters editorial board and New York correspondent. His 
essays have appeared in Art in America, Art & Antiques, Harper’s, The New 
Criterion, The New Republic, Disegno, The New York Observer, The 
Threepenny Review, The Weekly Standard and The Yale Review. Esplanade 
has taught at numerous universities: NYU, Parsons, The New School, KCAI, 
Queens College, Rider University, and The New York Studio School MFA 
program.

526 West 26th Street, Suite 209, New York, New York 10001
646-336-8053 · 646-336-8054 (fax) 
Gallery Hours: 11 am-6 pm, Tuesday-Saturday

EVENT SCHEDULE: 
  • February 1 - Entries begin May 31 
  • Entry deadline June 21 
  • Notification emailed to artists July 12-16 
  • Shipped work must arrive July 18 
  • Hand delivery of work, 12 - 8 PM July 21 (Thursday) 
  • Reception, 6 - 8 PM August 13 
  • Show ends, pickup of hand-delivered work, 6 - 8 PM August 15 
  • Pickup of hand-delivered work, 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM August 15-19 
  • Return of shipped work via UPS or FedEx 

GALLERY SUMMER HOURS: Monday – Friday, 11 am - 6 pm

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