Registration is open for artists to enter the Art League of Hilton Head’s 2021 Biennale, the 27th National Juried Exhibition, held every other year across multiple media types. The deadline to enter is March 19. The exhibit will open May 2.
Categories include Oil or Acrylic, Pastel, Watermedia, Photography, Mixed Media, Three-Dimensional, and All Other.
More than $5,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. All works of art selected by jurors will be on display at Art League Gallery.
The gallery provides an 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.
For more information and to enter, visit callforentry.org, click on “Find Calls” and search for Art League of Hilton Head.
Biennale judge is Marc Hanson, a nationally known, award-winning landscape artist currently based on Tybee Island, near Savannah. He is a Master Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America (O.P.A.M.), having won awards of excellence over numerous years at the OPA National Exhibit, including a Bronze Medal for Painting Excellence in 2011.
Hanson has also placed four times in The Pastel Journal’s “Pastel 100” competition, among many other prestigious awards throughout his career. Hanson has been published in national art publications, including being featured on the covers of Plein Air and Southwest Art Magazine, and in the book “Oil Painting Secrets With The Masters,” by Cindy Salaski.
Hanson’s work has been shown in museums and galleries throughout the United States and abroad and can be found in both private and public collections. In addition to painting, Hanson teaches landscape workshops both in-studio and en plein air, locally and around the country.
The Biennale exhibition will be free and open to the public May 2-26 at Art League Gallery, located inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane on Hilton Head Island.
An opening reception and awards ceremony will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. May 7. The event is free and open as well.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, and 90 minutes before all Arts Center performances.
For more information, visit artleaguehhi.org or call 843-681-5060.