Call for Entry

Biennial All Media Exhibition: Terrain, April 27 – May 26, 2018


Juried by Jim Nawara—Professor Emeritus, Painting and Drawing, Wayne State University—this exhibition features works inspired by observed, interpreted or imagined landscapes. Three outstanding works will be selected for cash awards.


Best in Show—$500

Second Place—$200

Third Place—$100


A non-refundable entry fee entitles each artist to submit two artworks. The fee is $30 for nonmembers and $10 for members. Entry with an Artist membership is $45. Submit works in any medium.


Juror’s Comments

The works for this exhibition may present engaging, evocative images and ideas that employ illusion, allusion, and/or representation of observed, interpreted, or imaginary landscapes. Natural and unnatural phenomena in urban, suburban or rural landscape subjects, concepts about geology, memory and landscape, history embedded in landscape, archaeology, space archaeology, aerial views, maps and cartography, seascapes, layered space, camouflage in landscape, still life in landscape, figure in landscape, skyscapes, nocturnes, weather effects, atmospherics, optical phenomena in landscape (opposition effect, sun pillars, fogbows, glories, etc.), or microcosmic and macrocosmic landscapes may be of interest.


Juror’s Bio

Jim Nawara earned a BFA degree from the Art Institute of Chicago and his MFA degree in painting at the University of Illinois, Champaign. Nawara is a Professor Emeritus of Painting & Drawing in the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University in Detroit. His landscape paintings, drawings and prints have been exhibited in more than 250 international, national, and regional group exhibitions as well as nine solo exhibitions. Nawara has received substantial grant support for his work including three Creative Artist Grants from the Michigan Council for the Arts. His work is represented in numerous museums, corporate and university collections.




Call for Entry—Tuesday, Feb. 20

Deadline for Entries—Tuesday, Mar. 20

Jury Results Mailed—Mar. 28

Artwork Drop Off—April 17-21

Exhibition Opening and Reception—April 27

Exhibition Closes—May 26

Artwork Pickup—May 29 – June 2