The Joseph Fiore Painting Prize
JOSEPH A. FIORE (1925 – 2008) was an Influential painter and teacher. His experience as a student and later teacher (1946 to 1954) at the historic Black
Mountain College, a progressive experimental college
based on arts in North Carolina, was a time of influence, experimentation, and creative growth. Joseph Fiore’s diverse educational experience at Black Mountain was a major influence on his painting career.

COMPETITION AND DESCRIPTION
Three Painting Prize winners will be juried by a prominent member in the Maine arts community. Each prize winner will receive $1000 and a small catalogue that will include: a selection of their submitted works, educational background, artist and juror’s statement.

FURTHER REQUIREMENTS
Must arrange for delivery of one of the (8) submitted paintings of your choice for a group exhibition at The Gallery at Rolling Acres, at the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm Artist Residency Program. Art Center website link: www.mainefarmlandtrust.org/public-outreach-new/jaf-art-center

PAINTING MATERIALS
All painting medium or other suitable materials

2018 JUROR
Susan Danly, Ph.d., former Curator of Contemporary and Modern Art, Portland Museum of Art

QUALIFICATIONS
Must be an Art/Fine Arts undergraduate, graduate, or recent graduate (1 year) from a Maine institution. If attending institutions in New England, students must confirm in their statement, a Maine connection: resident, seasonal resident, family, meaningful experience or interest.

APPLICATION AND SUBMISSION DEADLINES
APPLICATION: January 15, 2018 Includes only: residence, name of institution, and brief statement about your painting interests, motivations and influences.
Email, Address, Phone

SUBMISSION OF PAINTINGS: May 1, 2018 Requirements: digital images of (8) paintings - (minimum 300 dpi) with statement (2 to 3 paragraphs) describing ideas, developmental path, and influences of submitted works. Submit through firehousefalcondenter.com application site.

***Confirmation with further details will be sent upon receipt of application