Oxford Arts Alliance 4th Annual National Juried Exhibition,
October 19th – November 8th, 2018
Juror: Al Gury, Chairman of the Painting Dept. at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
The Oxford Arts Alliance is located in the beautifully restored Simon Building at 38 South Third Street, Oxford, PA in Chester County, which was named one of the top places to live in the country. The Annual National Juried Exhibition, now in its fourth year, has drawn over 500 applications from around the country for shows past. This year’s juror, Al Gury, is an artist, educator, and author. Al received his BA in fine arts and humanities from Saint Louis University, a four-year Certificate in Painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), and an MFA from the University of Delaware.
He is a recipient of the Cresson Traveling Fellowship and numerous grants and awards for painting and arts education, and was designated a master teacher by both The University of the Arts in Philadelphia as well as American Artist Magazine.
A painter of the figure, landscapes, still life and portraits, Al’s work is regularly shown by F.A.N. Gallery in Philadelphia, where he has been interviewed several times. His paintings have also been exhibited at the National Academy of Design in New York, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the National Capitol in Washington D.C., Washington and Lee University, the University of Pennsylvania, and galleries across the country.
Al is a contributing editor for Per Contra, an international journal of arts, literature and ideas; a contributor to a variety of publications internationally; and the author of three books on painting and drawing.
Since 1972 Al has resided in Philadelphia, where he works to promote the arts and is a long-time volunteer and contributor to PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society.
All original work in all media is eligible for entry. Works previously shown in the Oxford Arts Alliance will not be accepted. Artwork must have been completed in the past 3 years. The exhibit is open to all artists 18 years or older.
Approximately $2100 in cash prizes will be awarded by the juror as well as People’s Choice Award selected by visiting patrons.
• First place $1000
• Second place $500
• Third place $300
• Honorable mentions @$100 each
• People’s Choice Award~ Artists Membership ($40 value)
$15 each up to 4 pieces.
Payment can be made online www.oxfordart.org or checks made payable to:
Oxford Arts Alliance , 38 South Third Street, P.O. Box 313, Oxford, PA 19363. All entries are non-refundable.
Questions, please call 610-467-0301 or email email@example.com.
For a full prospectus and entry form please go to www.oxfordart.org/national-juriedshow-2018