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Year 2023: focus on Representational Realism Painting
Submission Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2022
Year 2023: Representational Realism painting only
Young Painters, U.S. residents, ages 25 – 35 as of competition entry are invited to participate in an annual juried competition for the 2022 $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award. Entrants should have achieved a significant degree of success as an emerging artist of noteworthy talent. The Yeck Award winning artwork becomes part of the Miami University Painters of the 21st Century Collection.
2023: John Yau
Living in New York City, John Yau is both a distinguished poet and a renowned art and literary critic. He has published more than fifty books of poetry, artist books, fiction and criticism. Recent publications include: Genghis Chan On Drums (2021) and a monograph on the Chinese Artist, Liu Xiaodong (2021). Yau was the Arts Editor for the Brooklyn Rail (2007-2011) and he has received numerous awards, including the Jackson Prize for Poetry (2018), a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation grant and a New York Foundation for the Arts award in Poetry and Fiction. Receiving his M.F.A. from Brooklyn College and the B.A. from Bard College, Yau is currently a Professor of Critical Studies at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University and writes regularly for the online magazine, Hyperallergic.
Your entry/submission is to consist of the following:
(Incomplete or late entries will be rejected)
Send check to:
Young Painters 2023
Department of Art
400 S. Patterson Avenue, Room 124, Art Building
Oxford, OH 45056-2486
Deadline for receipt of entry materials: Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:59 p.m.
Submit the following via email: taulbeae@MiamiOH.edu
Submit the following via postal/ship/delivery:
$10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Purchase Award
$2,500 Second Place
$2,000 Third Place
The 10 Finalists chosen by our 2023 Juror will be notified in mid/late October 2022. Images of the finalists' works will be retained by Miami University. Artworks of finalists to arrive the week of November 28, 2022. The $10,000 Yeck Purchase Award winner will be invited to have a solo exhibit and as a visiting artist to coincide with the 2024 competition. Participation in the exhibition entry process and signing the entry form, constitutes an understanding and acceptance of the conditions set forth herein, including the right of Miami University to use submitted images for publicity and educational purposes.
All finalists will assume the cost of shipment and insurance of artworks to Miami University. Works must be packed in reusable crates/boxes and constructed to withstand the rigors of commercial shipping. Finalists are responsible for the repair of damaged crates before the works are returned. Works may also be hand-delivered. Hand-delivered works must also be picked-up from Miami University. Miami will assume the cost of return shipping of the finalists' paintings, shipped and insured as delivered to Miami University.
Contact: Ann Taulbee, Director
Web: Hiestand Galleries
501 E. High Street
Oxford, OH 45056
1601 University Blvd.
Hamilton, OH 45011
4200 N. University Blvd.
Middletown, OH 45042
7847 VOA Park Dr.
(Corner of VOA Park Dr. and Cox Rd.)
West Chester, OH 45069
Chateau de Differdange
1, Impasse du Chateau, L-4524 Differdange
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
217-222 MacMillan Hall
501 E. Spring St.
Oxford, OH 45056, USA