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The BIG Picture: Large Works Competition





The Art League of Long Island is thinking BIG with its second juried exhibition of large works, titled “The Big Picture”, set to take place March 7 to April 24. Artists from Suffolk, Nassau, Brooklyn, and Queens are invited to submit applications to show their large works in the Art League's spacious Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery. The submission deadline is February 7, 2020.  Exhibition juror Charles A. Riley, Ph.D., Director of the Nassau County Museum of Art will select the participating artists and artist awards.  

Two-dimensional work may not exceed 7 feet in any direction. Works larger than 7 feet wide, please contact the Art League Gallery Coordinator at (631) 462-5400 x232 to discuss. Minimum size 36 inches in both height and width. Three-dimensional work may not exceed 7 feet high and may not exceed 100 lbs. Again, please call to discuss if there are any questions.

About the juror: Before becoming Director of the Nassau County Museum of Art, Dr. Riley had a long association with the Museum as both a curator-at-large and a presenter of lectures in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibitions. As a curator, he contributed to the museum’s Picasso, Surrealism and Abstract Expressionists exhibitions, Dr. Riley has also curated exhibitions in Taiwan, Berlin, Amsterdam, Lausanne, New York and on Long Island.  Recently, Dr. Riley published his latest book, “Free as Gods:  How the Jazz Age Reinvented Modernism,” bringing the number of books he’s authored to 32. Other books include “The Jazz Age in France,” “The Art of Peter Max,” “Art at Lincoln Center,” “The Arts and the World Economy,” “Color Codes” and “The Saints of Modern Art.” His next book, a study of Rodin in Chinese and English, will be published by the Chimei Museum.  Dr. Riley’s monographs include those on Ben Schonzeit, Fritz Bultman and Peter Max, with most published by Abrams.  As a sought-after guest commentator on the art market as well as other topics, Dr. Riley has appeared on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, ABC and Fox News.  Born and raised in Manhasset, Dr. Riley is a summa cum laude graduate of Princeton University and received his Ph.D. from The Graduate Center of CCNY

Prizes Details: 

$300 Awards of Excellence and Honorable Mentions of one year memberships in ALLI will be given at the discretion of the judge.


Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
Members: First 2 images = $40; $10 each additional image up to 3. Total maximum 5 images. “Member Code” is emailed to all current members. Non-members: First 2 images = $50; $10 each additional image up to 3. Total maximum 5 images.
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