Ephraim, Wis. (May 1, 2023) — The Hardy Gallery is pleased to kick off the 2023 season with its 61st Annual Wall-to-Wall Juried Exhibit, on view May 26 – July 9, 2023, with an opening reception, Friday, May 26, 5:30-7pm.
Submissions will take place in person on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20, 10am – 3pm at the Hardy Gallery. All entries submitted will be juried to determine five financial awards that total $1550 and three Honorable Mention awards. Awards include, Best in Show (Francis Hardy Legacy Award) ($500), Second Place Award ($400), Third Place Award ($300), the Julia Van Roo Bresnahan Artistic Achievement Award ($200), and People’s Choice Award ($150).
All media is accepted including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, ceramics, mixed media, and more. A $35 non-refundable entry fee is required, artists ages 18 years of age or older are invited to submit one 2-dimensional and one 3-dimensional piece. This year’s judge is Craig Blietz, a contemporary painter who focuses on the American pastoral scene.
Submission information including the prospectus is available on the Hardy’s website, www.thehardy.org, or call our office phone number at 920.854.2210 for more information.