25th Heartland Artist Exhibition

Tim Murphy Art Gallery
Merriam Community Center
6040 Slater Street, Merriam, KS 66203
913-322-5550

March 6 - 27

Join us for the 25th Annual Heartland Artist Exhibition. This national show draws artists from all over the United States. Please come to the Merriam Community Center with the Tim Murphy Art gallery view the exhibition March 6 - 27. This year we will not have an in-person reception however on Saturday, March 6,  we will broadcast via YouTube the winners. 
Workshop
February 25 & 26, 2021. "Beginnings" This two-day pastel workshop is for artists at all skill levels. It will cover starting a landscape painting and all the decisions that need to be made prior to applying that first layer of pastel. Each day will begin with technique demonstrations and discussion. 
Instructor Juror: Cris Chapin
Judging
Exhibition selections will be made from digital images that must arrive with the entry form and fee at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery on or before January 13, 2021. Only juror selected works will be exhibited. The juror for this event is Cris Chapin.
Information on specifications, presentation, judging, sales, delivery, and liability is available on the application
For more information please contact Park & Recreation staff at 913-322-5550.
Tim Murphy Art Gallery
Merriam Community Center
6040 Slater Street, Merriam, Kansas 66202

CALL FOR ARTISTS


The Heartland Artist Exhibition is accepting entries thru Wednesday, January 13, 2021. A maximum of three digital images in jpeg format may be submitted to be juried. The entry fee of $45 is non-refundable and payable to the City of Merriam. 

HOW TO ENTER

A maximum of three digital images in jpeg format must be submitted to be juried. Entries are accepted via online application, (please temporarily disable your popup blocker before submitting online form) images will be submitted via dropbox and can be no larger than 2MB.  After we receive your application will will contact you directly for the entry fee.
You may also enter by mail or in person at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery, Merriam Community Center, 6040 Slater Street, Merriam, KS 66202.  However, all images must be submitted via dropbox with titles. A dropbox link can be emailed directly to you upon request.

MEDIUMS  Oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, charcoal, pencil, photography or a mixture of any of the above media. 

ELIGIBILITY
Artists, age 18 and over, are eligible to enter the exhibition. Original works in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, charcoal, pencil, photography or a mixture of any of the above media are acceptable. The decision of the juror on all entries is final. All entries must be FOR SALE and remain for the duration of the exhibition at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery, March 6 - 27, 2021. Works previously exhibited at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery are not eligible for entry.

AWARDS 
Best in Show: $1,500
Second Place: $1,000
Third Place: $500
Awards of Merit (3): $100
Irene B. French Memorial Award
Tim Murphy Memorial Award
Susan Hayden Award of Distinction