Thursday, May 10, 2012

Huntsville Museum of Art to present The Red Clay Survey Exhibit


Museum to present The Red Clay Survey with 80 works
by 61 artists representing 10 Southern states


Huntsville, AL The Huntsville Museum of Art is pleased to present The Red Clay Survey: 2012 Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art, which opens to the public Sunday, May 20. The Red Clay Survey is a recurring juried exhibition open to established and emerging artists in 11 Southern states. In its eleventh presentation, the exhibit will be on view through September 16, 2012.
The artists juried into The Red Clay Survey are selected through a comprehensive two-fold process, involving an initial stage of jurying by image and a second stage of reviewing actual works. Out of 1,400 entries the Museum received, the jurors chose 80 works by 61 artists from 10 states.
The competition will feature more than $8,000 in cash awards, including Museum Purchase Awards, a Juror’s Choice Award, two Alabama Artist Awards, four Merit Awards, and a People’s Choice Award determined by Museum visitors by voting in the gallery during the run of the show.
This year's jurors are realist artists Janet Monafo and Paul Rahilly of Boston, Mass. 



A Preview Party will be held on May 19, 2012, from 7 to 9 p.m. with some participating Red Clay artists in attendance.

For more information, visit www.hsvmuseum.org or call 256-535-4350.

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