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Call for Entry: 37th Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show


FABER BIRRENIn 1980, Faber Birren, world renowned color consultant, author of 27 books on color, endowed the Faber Birren Color Award of $1000 for original and creative expression of color. The Faber Birren Color Award Show has grown from a regional exhibit to one of national scope, encouraging artists in all media. This competition is the only artistic event devoted exclusively to the use of color. This year the Stamford Art Association celebrates its 37th year of the Faber Birren National Color Award Show.


Juror:  Devon Zimmerman, Ph.D. candidate, formerly Director’s Assistant at Pace, Modern and Contemporary Art Department Research Assistant at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and researcher at MoMA.

Categories: Painting, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking, Drawing.

Deadline: Submissions must be received by midnight, Sunday, July 23, 2017. Artist acceptance will be posted on the SAA’s website the week of August 14.

Eligibility: Original art in any two-dimensional or three-dimensional media, created in the last 3 years and not exhibited previously in the Faber Birren Show. All entries must be submitted electronically. Electronic media, performance art, and installations will NOT be accepted.

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