The Northern Illinois Art Museum is seeking artists to encapsulate and share a story of a transformative or impactful event from their childhood via an original work of art and accompanying text. Event should be from pre-teen years.
The NIU Art Museum is currently accepting submissions in all media. This call is open to all artists in the United States 18 years of age or older. Up to 25% of a piece of artwork may have been produced by the artist as a child.
Works will be selected from a national call for entry by NIU Art Museum staff members and the museum’s Exhibition Advisory Committee. $2,000 in total prize money including $1,000 Best of Show from an anonymous donor will be awarded.
DEADLINE: August 20, 2022
DATES: November 29, 2022 - February 17, 2023
AWARD INFO: $2,000 total in prize money including $1,000 best of show.
WHO: National; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture