Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013

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Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013
An overview of the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013, on view at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery from March 23, 2013 through February 23, 2014. More information at http://portraitcompetition.si.edu This juried exhibition of portraits includes 48 works created from both traditional media like oil paintings, drawings and photographs as well as more surprising materials such as rice, glitter, thread and video. The triennial competition invites artists working in the figurative arts to submit portraits of people close to them. The museum received over 3,000 entries in a variety of visual arts media. The winner of the National Portrait Gallery's third Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition will receive the grand prize of $25,000 a commission to create a portrait of a living individual for the museum's permanent collection. It will be accompanied by a fully-illustrated publication. Dorothy Moss, assistant curator of painting and sculpture, is the competition director and curator of the exhibition. Music: "Budding" by Broke For Free From Free Music Archive (freemusicarchive.org) https://soundcloud.com/broke-for-free Used via Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) 3.0 International License
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