lacda 2011 – international juried competition

LACDA 2011 INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION

Jurors:
Edward Robinson, L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Rex Bruce, L.A. Center for Digital Art

The winner of this competition will be the inaugural exhibit for our new 4,000 square foot gallery at 102 West Fifth directly across from our current location!

Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. The competition is international, open to all geographical locations.

Registration fee is $30US (three images). Multiple entries permitted, additional $30 entry fee for each three images.

The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44×60 inches on canvas or museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery from March 10-April 2, 2011. The show will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artist.

Second place prizes: Ten second place winners will receive one print of their work up to 24×36 inches ($150-$200 in value) to be included in upcoming group exhibits. The ten second place winners will be scheduled into a group shows within twelve months of announcement of winners. Consideration is given to placing these works in shows appropriate to their style, genre and/or content. These shows will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artists.

Special consideration will be given to all entrants for inclusion in future shows at LACDA. Many entrants from past competitions have already been included in our exhibits.

Deadline for entries: February 15, 2011
Winners Announced: February 21, 2011
Exhibit Dates: March 10-April 2, 2011

Artist’s Reception: March 10, 7-9pm. The artist’s reception will be the opening gala at our new expanded location in conjunction with the Downtown Art Walk which is attended by up to 20,000 gallery goers.

Registration fee is $30US.

Direct link to for registration: www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=214631

Online registration only.

For questions email us at lacda@lacda.com
No phone calls please.

About the jurors:
EDWARD ROBINSON is the Associate Curator of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). He curated the Los Angeles presentation of New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape, co-curated The Sum of Myself: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Collection, and curated the recent exhibition William Eggleston: Democratic Camera (Fall, 2010). New media components of these exhibitions include commissioning a video installation by the Center for Land Use Intrepretation on the theme of oil in the landscape; ‘Testament’ by Nathalie Bookchin, a meditation on the collective self-portrait garnered by on-line vlogging; and the presentation of Eggleston’s video work, Stranded in Canton. He contributes regularly to LACMA’s blog, Unframed, including a recent series of video interviews with LA-based photographers. He earned his PhD at Oxford University in the History of Art and Photography and his BA in Art History at Brown University. Formerly the Beaumont and Newhall Curatorial Fellow in the Dept. of Photography at MoMA, he initiated and organized over four years a number of exhibitions and programs. He has collaborated with such artists as Reneke Dijkstra, Nan Goldin, Stuart Klipper, Boris Mihailov, Vik Muniz, Mark Steinmetz, and Beat Streuli. He has served as well as the editor of Blind Spot magazine, has published a number of articles on photographic history, and has taught at New York University and Yale University.

REX BRUCE
is the founder and director of Los Angeles Center for Digital Art. He founded the digital program at Artists Television Access (San Francisco) for which he curated exhibits and created curriculum. He received his masters from SFSU in Interdisciplinary Art where he also taught and developed curriculum for many years. His work has been shown internationally for over twenty years. Most recently he has emerged as a significant artist and organizer in the burgeoning Renaissance in downtown Los Angeles as well as becoming a leader in the exploding international scene revolving around art and technology. Video and photography from his current series have been exhibited at the Centre Pompidou, Laznia Center for Contemporary Art (Poland), Guggenheim Gallery (Chapman University), California Museum of Photography (U.C. Riverside), New Media Center Santa Ana, Found Gallery, Start SOMA San Francisco, Center for Political Graphics (L.A.), Niche.LA Video Art, Silver Lake Film Festival, Downtown Film Festival–Los Angeles, photoLA, photoSF, and LACDA.

Los Angeles Center For Digital Art

107 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
www.lacda.com

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