Miami Arts & Entertainment Council hosts annual “Paint Me Miami” Art Competition

Master artist Cesar Santos, one of the jurors of Paint Me Miami 2013 Art Competition next to his painting "A David".

Deadline for submission is April 4th

The Miami Arts & Entertainment Council (MAEC) invites talented Miami artists, art students, up-and-coming artists and art aficionados to participate in its 5th annual art competition, “Paint Me Miami.”
“Paint Me Miami” is an open competition where all artists working in two-dimensional painting media are eligible to enter provided they meet the rules.  To conform to the spirit of the awards, all work must be original and completed within the last two years and must not have won any previous prize or award in any other art competition.  This year’s competition is focusing specifically on 24″ x 36″ paintings that are inspired by the City of Miami.  Works can be either representational or abstract, but must portray the sites and feelings of the city.  All selected pieces will be included in an exhibition at the Bakehouse Art Complex with first place prizes of $2,000 to be awarded in each the abstract and representational categories with an additional award given the night of the event.  Selected artists will have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their pieces during the cocktail reception at the Bakehouse Art Complex (561 NW 32nd Street), Thursday, May 12.
“The Miami Arts & Entertainment Council is proud to continue promoting arts and culture as a pivotal ingredient in Miami’s growth as a dynamic international city that is a showcase for emerging artists as well as masters,” said Mercedes Cisneros, member of MAEC.
For entry form and detailed requirements, visit www.bacfl.org/paintmemiami. Winners will be announced during the award ceremony and exhibit on May 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the BAC house art complex.
For information about the Miami Arts & Entertainment Council, email Yariel Diaz at ydiaz@miamigov.com.

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