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27th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition


A minimum of $1,500 available in purchase prize money.


Jordan Faye Block
Founder, Director, and Chief Curator
Jordan Faye Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

Eligibility and media

Drawings and prints (not photography) in any medium up to 60 inches high, framed are eligible with no limitations as to color, surface or materials. All drawings and prints must be original works of art. Each artist may submit up to 3 works on online only. No mailed or emailed entries will be accepted.

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Entry fee

A non­refundable entry fee of $36 entitles the artist to submit up to three entries.

Selection process

Initial jury will be of online submissions received by January 31, 2016. Notification will be by email. Be sure to add gormleygallery@ndm.edu to your contacts so that notification email is not sent to your spam folder. Accepted drawings and prints received by March 2 will be juried for purchase prize awards at the value set by the artist. Works selected for purchase prize awards will become the property of Notre Dame of Maryland University.

 Entries due  January 31, 2016
 Notification of acceptance  February 15, 2016
 Work due at gallery  March 1, 2016
 Exhibition Dates March 29 through April 22, 2016
 Reception and Gallery Talk Saturday, April 2 from 4 to 6 p.m.


All accepted works must be ready to exhibit: framed with plexiglass (no glass), wired and ready to hang. Ship by either UPS, no FedEx, using strong, re­usable crates or cardboard cartons. No packing peanuts please. Include return shipping document with a scannable barcode. Ship prepaid to: Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210.

Hand delivery drop-off dates TBA

Email: gormleygallery[at]ndm.edu

No phone calls please