Calls for Artists

25th Annual Juried Show

M2-3.2The CAC Annual Juried Show is the Contemporary Arts Center’s opportunity to expose artists working in contemporary visual arts to a wide audience. This exhibition is a prominent showcase in the Southern Nevada region and highlights the exceptional work of national and international emerging artists in all media. With over $3,000 in award money allocated by our guest juror, this exhibition is a prominent showcase in the Southern Nevada region.

This year’s guest juror, John Seed, is a professor of art and art history at Mt. San Jacinto College in Southern California. Winner of a 2002 Society of Professional Journalists award in art and entertainment writing, and a 2012 Creative Capital arts writers grant finalist, he has written about art and artists for Harvard MagazineArt LTDMaui No Ka Oi, Honolulu; and Christie’s Hong Kong. Seed has also written over 170 blogs about visual art and artists for the HuffingtonPost Arts vertical since it opened in May, 2010.

Seed was a founding staff member of MOCA, Los Angeles and was an early associate of the Larry Gagosian Gallery, where he served as an assistant to Jean-Michel Basquiat. In March, John will be presenting a paper on the Bay Area Figurative painting at The Representational Art Conference 2014 in Ventura, CA, alongside Roger Scruton, Juliette Aristides and Odd Nerdrum. He currently serves as a board member of the Sam Francis Foundation.

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