Call for entries: Masur Museum of Art 51st Juried Competition

Winter means it's time for the Masur Museum of Art's Annual Juried Competition. This year, it's the 51st....that's impressive. Also impressive is the line-up of works selected for the show each year. Let's do our part to make "a showing" of artists from our area in this year's exhibition. That means, ENTER THIS SHOW!

Masur Museum of Art
51st Annual Juried Competition
On View February 27 – June 14, 2014
The Masur Museum of Art’s Annual Juried Competition showcases contemporary artists throughout the United States of America working in any medium.

The 51st Annual Juried Competition is sponsored by CenturyLink. 
Juror: Kelly Shindler

January 9: Postmark Submission Deadline 
January 12, 11:59 p.m.: Online Entry Deadline 

Go to for more information about the Masur and to apply online or download an entry form.



Best in Show is $1,000.00 and total awards are $3,200.00.

Awards will be given by Shindler at the reception on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Artists do not have to be present to receive awards. Checks will be mailed after the reception.

People’s Choice: The People’s Choice Award is $200.00 and will be voted on by visitors throughout the run of the exhibition.

Best Packed: This award will honor the artist who packs their art in the most professional manner. The award is $100.00. No packing peanuts, feedbags, loose papers as packing materials, no cigarette butts, etc. These types of things will disqualify you! Show your work and our staff the respect they deserve. This prize will be decided by the Masur Museum staff.


Kelly Shindler, Juror
Kelly Shindler has worked in the field of contemporary art exhibition and programming for over ten years. She is Associate Curator at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM), where she has curated exhibitions with Lari Pittman, Anthony McCall, Ed Ruscha, Rosa Barba, Mika Taanila, and Josh Faught, among others. Her upcoming exhibitions include solo presentations of work by Nicole Eisenman and Takeshi Murata. Prior to joining CAM, Shindler was an independent curator, organizing such exhibitions as Chicago-Scope: The Films of Tom Palazzolo 1967-1976 at The Art Institute of Chicago (2010), and curating film and video programs for art spaces and festivals worldwide, including Australian Cinematheque, Brisbane; Sequences Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland; Scandinavia House, New York City; and the Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago. From 2003-2011, Shindler worked at Art21. She holds Master’s degrees in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism, and Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


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