FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2018
The Indian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB) will host a juried art competition and exhibition for Indian youth.
Competitions and Exhibitions will be held at the following locations:
The competition will be open to enrolled members of federally recognized tribes between the ages of 12 and 18. Proof of the youth’s enrollment in a federally recognized tribe and written permission of a parent or guardian will be required.
The competition will provide Indian youth with a realistic juried art show experience; encourage the development and expansion of their skills in production and marketing; and enhance youth interest in culture, history, and the possibility of an artistic career. All submissions of work will be judged by an independent panel of jurors. Awards will be distributed in the amount of $250 for first place, $150 for second place, and $100 for third place.
All artwork must be submitted by April 20, 2018. Winners will be announced on April 27, 2018.
An exhibition of selected works will be displayed at the participating museums from April 27 to May 25, 2018.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND APPLICATIONS PLEASE CONTACT:
Conor McMahon, Chief Curator, Indian Arts and Crafts Board, 605-394-2381, firstname.lastname@example.org
or for an application form please visit: