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The LBIF gallery hosts free exhibitions year-round to enable arts education, introduction to new media, and stimulation for the mind and senses. Exhibits range from internationally known artists working in a wide range of media to community based shows highlighting the work of the talented local community and its artists. Many LBIF exhibitions include artwork for sale. Works for sale are indicated on associated labels and can be purchased through the main office.
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> March – May: “PineLands” Photography/Drawing/Painting/Mixed Media Exhibition
March 23 – to May 31, 2021
The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences is hosting The PineLands Exhibition featuring compelling artwork depicting the area known as “The Pinelands” in New Jersey, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. The artwork can include nature, landscapes, habitats/environments, flora & fauna, wildlife, weather, architectural structures. The theme of this exhibition is to showcase this unique area of New Jersey landscape and its significant surroundings.
Festival Date: July 10, 2021
We are looking for artists who create handmade, original work. Seasoned or new artisans that create unique, high quality handmade products are encouraged to apply. However, we are open to products that are designed by the artist & produced in small quantities within the continental U.S. All mediums are welcome. Click here to view the prospectus.
Juror: Lanka Tattersall, the new Curator of Drawings and Prints at MOMA, the Museum of Modern Art, NYC
“Works on Paper” 2021 is the 23rd Annual National Juried Competition. Works on Paper can include but is not limited to Drawing, Painting on Paper, hand pulled Prints, Photographic Prints, Digital Works on Paper, and Paper constructions that can be wall hung. Entries of original work, created within the last two years, will explore the varied media which utilize Paper. The Competition and Exhibition is open to artists in continental USA only. The Juror’s awards include a $500 first prize, $250 second prize, $100 third prize and several honorable mentions. Cash Awards will be announced at the reception. Click here to view prospectus.
Juror: Jennifer A. Thompson, PhD, Gloria and Jack Drosdick Curator of European Painting & Sculpture and Curator of the John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Creating copies of masterworks as a learning experience is a time-honored tradition in the art world. With riffing on a masterwork, another strong tradition, artists transform the way we see or understand the work by using different mediums, altering compositions, or interpreting a work from a satiric or humorous point of view. This exhibit invites entries in both categories: Master Copies and Imaginative Interpretations. All 2-D except photography are welcome. Copies must be in the medium of the original artwork. Interpretations must be of a drawing, painting, print or mixed media. Awards will be made in both categories by the juror. Click here to view the prospectus.
Deadline to Apply: May 15, 2021
Artists will be selected to paint the unique seashore environment of Long Beach Island during a two month Paint Out, allowing artists the freedom to participate to visit and paint the scenic, seashore environment of Long Beach Island (LBI) New Jersey on their own schedule, any time between July 1st through August 31st. Artists can choose the time of day, weather, and varied locations to paint. Artists can paint as often as they wish and enjoy the beautiful coastal landscape. Culminating in the “Island Life” exhibition and gallery sale in September, 150 paintings will feature the selected artist’s Plein Air works and larger studio paintings developed from Plein Air studies. Many prizes! Click here to view the prospectus.
Deadline to Apply: May 16, 2021
> August “Members, Student, Faculty” invites the LBIF community to exhibit artwork created in 2021
>> Fall 2020 PLEIN AIR – winners
Lee Ann Lindgreen // My Blue Heaven, Oil on aluminum – 1st Prize Plein Air Classic
Tarryl Gabel // Sunrise over the marsh, studio, Oil on gallery wrap canvas – 1st Prize Plein Air Plus
John Slivjak // Bathers at Long Beach Island, Oil on linen – 2nd Prize
Laura Martinez-Bianco // Tree Tops, Pastel – 3rd Prize
Kristan Barcalow // Racing the Sunset, Acrylic – Honorable Mention
Robert Baum // Atlantic Rhythm, Oil – Honorable Mention
Patrick M. Biesty // Proudly She Waves, Watercolor – Honorable Mention
Paula Pearl // Wave Study II, Pastel – Honorable Mention
Andrea Pilling // Queen City Dames, Oil on linen – Honorable Mention
Crista Pisano // Dog Beach, Oil on Panel – Honorable Mention
Raymond Smith // Island Life, Oil – Honorable Mention
Doug Tweddale // Approaching Storm, Oil – Honorable Mention
Jay Taylor // Beach Eatery, Oil on linen – Honorable Mention
Eric Van Der Vlugt // Lighthouse Marina, Oil on panel – Honorable Mention
Juror: David C. Levy
>> 2020 WORKS ON PAPER – winners
POSTED July 10th
Juried by Sarah Suzuki, Curator The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Heidi Hogden – 1st Prize
Bethanie Irons – 2nd Prize
Lisa Brody – 3rd Prize
Rebecca Kautz – Honorable Mention
Suzanne Schireson – Honorable Mention
2020 NJC: WORKS ON PAPER ARTISTS:
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