Artists are welcome to submit paintings, drawings, sculptures and photography as entries to Passion to Perform. The following prizes will be awarded in $USD based on a jury selection: $6,000 for first prize, $2,500 for second prize and $1,500 for third prize. In addition, a fund has been established to acquire additional artworks from the shortlist of finalists, which will then become part of the permanent collection. Passion to Perform is an initiative of Yamana Gold, a leading gold producer with operations and properties throughout the Americas that integrates a commitment to sustainability and stakeholder engagement best practices in all its business activities. This commitment complements a performance based culture driven by an entrepreneurial passion that is mirrored in the passion and commitment demonstrated by many emerging artists. Passion to Perform celebrates the interconnection between performance and passion, and aims to award winning entrants with meaningful compensation that can positively impact each artist’s practice and encourage them to pursue their passion.
54th Annual Juried Competition
by masur museum of art
The Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana invites contemporary U.S. artists working in any medium to enter the 54th Annual Juried Competition. Best in Show is $1,000, and total awards are $3,300. Postmark deadline: January 21st. Online entry deadline: February 1st. The exhibition is on view March 29th – July 5th.