“At the Beach” by Charles Cashwell (Sautee Nachoochee, Georgia), Biennale 2021 First Prize winner

Art League of Hilton Head invites artists in multiple media to enter the 2023 Biennale, its 28th National Juried Exhibition, held every other year.

Works in the categories of Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watermedia, Photography, Mixed Media, and Three-Dimensional will be judged and selected by three jurors; accepted works will be on display for the exhibit.

More than $5,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. The prestigious juror, Aline Ordman, will choose the prize winners. This state-of-the-art gallery provides the finest exhibit space with high tourist and community visibility.

A non-refundable fee of $35 enables each artist to enter one application of work. Artists may submit additional applications for $10 each, with a limit of three. Submit one image per application. 

The deadline for artists to enter is March 31. Apply at artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10213.

Selected works will be on exhibit May 16-June 17. An awards reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. May 19. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

Ordman received her BFA at Cornell University, and continued her training at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, earning a degree in Illustration.

“My goal as an artist is to find those times and places where beauty is not only evident but startling and suddenly present,” she said.

Ordman is a master pastelist with the Pastel Society of America, a signature member of the American Impressionist Society, a signature member of the Oil Painters of America, and a master circle pastelist with the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS). 

She has juried for the Pastel Society of America’s National Juried show; The Pastel Journal’s Top 100 Animal and Wildlife Competition, the Pastel Society of New Mexico’s Annual Juried Show, and the Adirondack Plein Air Festival Awards.

Ordman was featured in an article in the February issue of the Pastel Journal and she has been honored with awards at three Annual Juried Shows of the Pastel Society of America in New York City. 

She has won awards several times in the Top 100 Pastels issues of the Pastel Journal. Her work has been accepted in national juried shows of the American Impressionist Society, The Pastel Society of America, and the Oil Painters of America. 

Ordman teaches workshops throughout the country and in Europe. She is represented by Camden Falls Gallery in Camden, Maine; Blue Heron Gallery in Wellfleet, Massachusetts; Brickhouse Gallery, Vermont; and Little Gallery in Mackinac, Michigan.

For more information, visit her website, alineordman.com.

Art League Gallery is located at 14 Shelter Cove Lane, inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturdayand noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, and 90 minutes before all Arts Center performances.

For more information, visit artshhi.org or call 843-681-5060.