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$10,000 in Cash Prizes - Dave Bown Projects - 14th Semiannual Competition

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Jurors: Alison Hearst, Assistant Curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Benjamin Sutton, News Editor, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn; Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Copyright Policy

Artists retain copyright to their images.

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Selection Process
Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis as submissions are received.

What our past prize recipients are saying 
“Receiving an ... award from Dave Bown Projects ... afforded me the opportunity to ... buy additional supplies I needed, in particular, larger panels to paint on ... the recognition on their web site gained me more web site traffic and I got the opportunity to work with a new gallery as a direct result of the recognition from the award.”
— Brenda Hope Zappitell 

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What our past jurors are saying 
“Mr. Bown is a well-respected patron of museums and individual artists ... I applaud his investment in supporting emerging artists.”
— Claire C. Carter, Curator of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art 

“The artists who applied to Dave Bown Projects capture the diversity and vibrancy of contemporary art today.”
— Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator for Collections, Guggenheim Museum, New York

“Dave Bown Projects ... rewards innovation with the kind of unrestricted generosity and opportunity that has become all too rare in today's market-driven art culture.”
— Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


We will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your submission.  

Dave Bown 
+1 (917) 365-5265

© 2017 Dave Bown Projects




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