Madison Art Club announces judge for annual regional show
Saturday, July 26, 2014 5:00 AM
The Madison Art Club recently named Jessica Bennett Kincaid, a curator and photographer from Louisville, Ky., as the judge for the club's 16th Annual Regional Fall Art Show.
Kincaid holds a master of arts degree from the University of Louisville in critical and curatorial studies. Her work has been exhibited locally, nationally and internationally. She has served as a guest curator at the Frazier International History Museum and has collaborated on projects with various cultural organizations across the region.
She will award numerous ribbons and more than $3,500 in monetary awards for original artwork and photographs, with "Best of Show" receiving $1,000. Accepted media include drawing, painting, photography, 3-D sculpture and mixed-media, which includes collage and mosaic.
Other award categories will include "Best of" for each media: oil, acrylic, watercolor, drawing, pastel, mixed-media, photography and 3-D; and "Best of" awards in genre categories of landscape, figurative, abstract and realism.
Artists are encouraged to send in entry forms and fees in advance by Aug. 16. Entries are not juried. Full details, rules of entry and entry forms are available at Art On Main, 309 W. Main St. Entry details can also be requested by calling (812) 265-2923 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artwork must be delivered between Aug. 21-23. Artists who have not pre-registered will be allowed to register when they bring in their artwork. Artwork must be hand-delivered, it cannot be sent by mail or other delivery service.
The show will run from Aug. 29 to Sept. 17. A public awards ceremony and reception will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the gallery.
Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The gallery does not have set hours on Wednesdays.