The Best and The Brightest is Scottsdale Artists’ School’s juried fine art show and sale which features work by students from across the country. The show celebrates the skills learned by students while studying at the School and their ability to apply them to their artwork.
What to expect for the Best and Brightest 2023 Juried Fine Art Show and Sale:
REQUIREMENTS ADULT CATEGORY:
Entry fee is $25 per (1) submission (or 5 submissions for $100)
- Artists may enter up to three submissions per category and can enter multiple categories.
- All artwork must be available for sale.
- All artwork must be original subject matter, executed independently, and created within the past two years.
- All images must be submitted online through Zealous and payment must be received by the deadline by December 12, 2022 (5 p.m. MST Arizona time).
- Entries being submitted in any other form such as email or in person will be rejected.
- Artwork accepted into the show must be securely framed and ready to hang.
- Artists may not substitute/alter any work once accepted, nor may the selling price be changed.
- Entry fees are non-negotiable and non-refundable.
- Students who have completed a workshop or class at Scottsdale Artists’ School during or since 2019, are eligible to enter this show.
CATEGORIES ADULT AGE 18 +
Drawing, Oil Painting, Pastel, Water Media, Sculpture, Small Work
CATEGORIES YOUTH AGE 12- 17
Drawing, Oil Painting, Pastel, Water Media
First Place Award (for each category)
Each winner will receive a $500 Scottsdale Artists’ School gift card.
Second Place Award (for each category)
Each winner will receive a $200 Scottsdale Artists’ School gift card.
Plein Air Magazine Award of Excellence
The winner will receive one full-page advertisement in Plein Air Magazine.
Scottsdale Artists’ School Purchase Award
Scottsdale Artists’ School will purchase one piece of artwork selected by the Board of Trustees Artwork. It will be displayed and added to the school’s permanent collection.
People’s Choice Award
The winner will be chosen by popular vote at the opening reception. The winner will receive a $100 Scottsdale Artists’ School gift card.
1st Place – $150, 2nd Place – $100, 3rd Place – $75
Click below to submit work to be juried:
Page through the Award Winners of 2022 below:
Page through the Best & Brightest catalog below: