The Masur Museum of Art Annual Juried Competition showcases contemporary artists throughout the United States of America working in any medium.
Go to www.masurmuseum.org for more information and to print out an entry form.
Liza Simone, Juror
Liza Simone is the Founding Director of Phantom Galleries Los Angeles (PGLA), an organization launched in 2005 that facilitates and administrates temporary public arts programming in vacant storefronts throughout Los Angeles County. PGLA’s mission to transform and bridge communities with public art through exhibitions is best exemplified by her work with artists such as Lita Albuquerque, JR, Bill Viola, Futura, and Nancy Buchanan. She has collaborated with TED Prize, the Torrance Art Museum, LA Art Girls, the Los Angeles Art Association, and Fallen Fruit, and Farmlab. Simone was also involved in the initial launch of the publication, The Arts District Citizen, and has spoken at Biola University, USC, UCLA, and Cal State Northridge. Her contributions as a writer and photographer have been published in the LA Times, The Arts District Citizen, PublicMagazine, 944 Magazine, and The District Weekly.
Best in Show is $1,000.00 and total awards are $3,000.00.
Awards will be given at the opening reception on Saturday, May 12, 2012. Artists do not have to be present to receive awards. Checks will be mailed after the reception.
March 18, 2012: Postmarked/emailed submission deadline
April 3, 2012: Artist notification