artists wanted: the power of self 2011

Artists Wanted: The Power of Self 2011
An International Celebration of Self-Portraiture, Awarding One Year of Your Life, Paid

From Picasso to Bruce Nauman, Frida Kahlo to Rembrandt, Giacometti to Alice Neel – the self has been subject of endless exploration by the world’s greatest artists, allowing the discovery (and re-discovery) of artists’ personal identities and artistic styles.

You are invited to join the Power of Self 2011, a world-wide celebration of self portraiture awarding a Grand Prize package that includes One Year of Your Life, Paid For. Imagine taking a year off to create more art, travel the world or change your life in a way that only you can dream of.

This is about your story, your talent, your vision.
Share it with the world for a chance to earn the reward of a lifetime. Click here to Participate >>

The Grand Prize Package also includes a New York City Gala Reception, a Lifetime Website from the exclusive portfolio hosting platform See.me, a Published Q&A on ARTINFO.com, and the Ultimate Self-Portrait – a gallery-stretched DNA Portrait from DNA11.

The artist whose portfolio garners the highest number of votes and average rating will receive the People’s Choice Award of $2,500 cash and a Feature on the Artists Wanted Newsletter.

In addition, the earliest entrants will receive a custom, limited-edition notebook, provided by Artists Wanted and Moleskine®.

The Jury Panel:
Dave Pitman, Co-founder of Artistaday
Scott Indrisek, Senior Editor of Modern Painters
Emma Allen, Associate Editor of ARTINFO.com
Manish Vora, Co-founder of Artlog
Daria Brit Shapiro, Head Curator at Artists Wanted

Your deadline is Friday April 15, 2011 11:59pm EST

More details at: www.artistswanted.org

*The yearly salary paid to the artist will be based on the latest estimation of the average artists income from the National Endowment for the Arts, $34,800. This will be paid in 12 monthly payments of $2,900. Payments will begin after certification that the work submitted is wholly created by the artist.


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