AIS ONLINE EXHIBITION CALL FOR ENTRY OPENS JUNE 15. DEADLINE IS JULY 22.
AIS ARTIST RETREAT - THREE DAYS OF INSPIRATION AND STUNNING OUTDOOR SCENERY.
Call for entries:
JUNE 15 - JULY 22, 2020
$5,000 IN CASH PRIZES
Best Impressionist Work/Best of Show: $2,000
First Place for Masters: $750
First Place for Signature Members: $750
First Place for Associate Members: $750
Ten Honorable Mentions: $75 for each
NEW ADDITIONAL PRIZE!
Fine Art Connoisseur is donating a digital ad for one month on their website--Value $750.
FACEBOOK LIVE AWARDS PRESENTATION:
SATURDAY, AUGUST 22
AIS Artist Retreat
Sunday, August 30, Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 1, 2020
AIS members are invited to join together on picturesque Mackinac Island for our inaugural retreat.
A gathering designed to provide a creative, engaging, and visually stimulating environment for artists to get inspired and energized. Historic architecture, horses, carriages, charming marina and breathtaking views--all iconic Mackinac Island experiences for you to explore.
Registration limited -- maximum of 40 AIS member participants.
Elizabeth Pollie is our AIS Signature Member Mentor for the retreat.
Mission Point Resort will be our event location. Read more about special lodging rates for AIS members.
Call Liz Ahrens, AIS Executive Director
AIS will announce the accepted juried artists of our 21st Annual National Juried Exhibition on July 15.
Thank you to our member artists for entering the show. Applications closed on June 8.
Two day workshop with William Schneider
October 20-21 in St. George, Utah
St. George, Utah
Exhibition Dates: October 22 - November 21, 2020
Opening reception Thursday, October 22
Join us as we celebrate our 21st Annual National Juried Exhibition which will feature approximately 180 juried paintings from some of the top American Impressionist artists working today. In addition there will be approximately 20 paintings by our AIS Masters, founders, officers and board members. The exhibition will be held at Illume Gallery in St George, Utah, and Illume's two sister galleries, The Mission Gallery and Authentique Gallery.
Thanks to Shannon Hanna and RS Hanna Gallery in Fredericksburg, Texas, our Small Works will be on exhibit for three extra months through July 4.
Kaye Franklin, AIS Honorable Mention
Nancy Bush, AISM Judge of Awards
Debra Joy Groesser AIS
CEO/President, AIS Board of Directors
Helpful hints and insights: Tips on Entering Our AIS Juried Exhibitions
by Debra Joy Groesser, CEO/President American Impressionist Society
Why Enter Juried Shows Anyway? You’ve chosen the painting to enter…now what? The Jury Process!
AIS Members: Did you read our June newsletter? June 13 issue