Current art and media students from Southern California colleges and universities are invited to submit engaging new work to be showcased in Palos Verdes Art Center’s Alpay Scholarship Exhibition, Now Trending. One $5000 cash prize will be awarded. In addition, the scholarship winner will be considered for inclusion in future PVAC exhibitions. This call is open to enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. Due to COVID-19 mandates, Now Trending will exhibit exclusively online at pvartcenter.org.
All media will be considered, including but not limited to: Painting, Drawing, Printing, Sculpture, Glass, Ceramics, Fiber Art, Photography, Video, Film, VR (virtual reality), AR (augmented reality), Installation Art, Performance Art, Sound Art, and Mixed Media.
Juror: Dennis Keeley, former chair of the Photography and Imaging Program at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California through 2020.
Keeley is an artist, photographer, teacher and writer. His photographs have been exhibited in numerous exhibitions and his work is published internationally in books and studies concerning urban circumstance. He has been commissioned by the California African American Museum in Los Angeles, and has works in the permanent collections of LACMA, MOCA, the J. Paul Getty Center Trust, Conservation and Research Institutes, among others.
* Open to all current Southern California college and university art and media studies students
* $5000 Alpay Scholarship Award
* Enter through callforentry.org
* No submission fee
* Up to three (3) submissions
* Submission deadline EXTENDED: May 16, 2021
* Exhibition dates, June 11 – July 10, 2021
Since 1998, The Beverly G. Alpay Memorial Education Fund has provided almost $200,000 in funds to support the artistic journey of talented artists from high school students to working professionals. Alpay Memorial Education Funds support Now Trending: Alpay Scholarship Exhibition Series.
Works from past Now Trending artists are viewable at Still Trending, HERE.