Finalist in INPA 1- publication.
For the INPA 1 Manifest received over 1200 submissions from 430 artists in 46 states and 26 countries. The publication includes 129 works by 79 artists from 30 states and the countries of Canada, China, England, and Germany. Essays by Patrick Adams, Charles Caldemeyer, and Blair Vaugh-Gruler are also included, along with an introduction by Manifest's Assistant Director, Tim Parsley.
Ten professional and academic advisors qualified in the fields of art, design, criticism, and art history juried the first International Painting Annual. The process of selection was by anonymous blind jury, with each jury member assigning a quality rating for artistic merit to each work submitted. The entries receiving the highest average combined score are included in this publication.
This Online Supplemental Resource will provide biographical info, artist statements, and details of sample works for each artist included in the publicaiton in late fall 2011 after the publication is released to the public.