2D Call For Artwork 2014

2014 Armstrong National 2-D Exhibition Application

Online Application, Downloadable Application, and Instructions

The Armstrong Fine Arts Gallery is now accepting submissions for its third annual Armstrong National 2-D Competition Exhibition. We are looking for talented young and mid-career artists throughout the nation whose work covers of a variety concepts and addresses different issues and technical considerations in art.

The show will be juried by Courtney McNeil, curator of art at Telfair Museum of Art. McNeil is responsible for the care of the museum's permanent collection of more than 4,000 fine art objects at both the Telfair Academy and Jepson Center. McNeil has served as lead curator for major exhibitions including Spanish Sojourns: Robert Henri and the Spirit of Spain; Dan Winters' America: Icons and Ingenuity; Udith Godwin: Early Abstractions; Fresh Focus: Contemporary Photography from the Permanent Collection; and Beyond Whistler: Modern and Contemporary Prints from the Telfair's Collection. She holds a B.A. in English with a minor in art history from Georgetown University and an M.A. in the history of art from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. Before coming to the Telfair, McNeil was employed at Childs Gallery in Boston, one of the city's oldest and most respected commercial galleries, where she specialized in 19th century European prints and drawings.

The Armstrong Fine Arts Gallery was started in 1976 and currently hosts over nine exhibitions per calendar year.


Open to all artists who live in the United States and work with 2-D media, including drawing, graphic design, painting, textiles, print-making, and photography. Artwork must not weigh more than 60 pounds or exceed 50 inches on any side including frames.

Online Submission

Your application must be completed and submitted online by the submission deadline. Scroll down to view and complete online application.

You can submit up to five images of artwork for review. Please note image size and labeling are very important. Images files must be JPEG only, no larger than 1000 pixels in height or width, and a resolution of 72 pixels per inch.

Please label images files LastNameFirstName_Image#_ArtworkTitle.jpg
Here is an example: “SmithPat_3_ManByLake.jpg”

Please include a $30 non-refundable check or money order made out to Armstrong. If you wish to submit more than three images, there is an additional charge of $5 per extra image. Add the extra image fee(s) to your check or money order.

Mail check or money order to:
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Department of Art, Music & Theatre
Armstrong Fine Arts Gallery
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419


First Prize: $500
Second Prize: $250
Third Prize: $100
Fourth Prize: Honorable Mention Certificate

Submission Timeline

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013
Acceptance Notification: December 1, 2013
Artwork Delivery: December 13, 2013
Exhibition: January 13-28, 2014
Reception and Awards: January 24, 2014, 5:30 to 7 pm
Artwork Pickup: January 29 & 30, 9 am to 4:30 pm

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