The Salvation Army is celebrating its Centennial Anniversary in 2022 and is launching a Call for Artists to compete in the design of greeting cards representing each of the five core values that define everything The Salvation Army stands for. These five values are: Passion, Compassion, Uplifting, Brave, Trustworthy.
Price Money: $3,500 for 1st place, $1,500 each for 5 other finalists
Artists from Palm Beach, Broward and Dade County are invited to submit their work representing one (or more) of The Salvation Army’s core values and/or a piece of work commemorating the Salvation Army’s 2022 Centennial. Artists are welcome to use any medium. A panel of expert judges will select the best work.
Application open: Oct. 1st
Deadline: Nov. 1st
Wendy Fritz – Art Consultant
Catherine McCulloch – Art Advisor and Curator
Beth Rudin DeWoody – Collector/Curator/Philanthropist
Vincent Ricardel – Photographer
Ghislain D’Humieres – Director of The Norton Art Museum
Sybille Welter – Director of Public Art & Culture West Palm Beach
Carol Prusa – Artist and Professor at Florida Atlantic University
The six winning pieces of art will be printed on high quality card stock and bundled to create an elegant and unique gift set. Each card will include a short bio of the artist as well as a short description of the value represented in the work.
The winners will be honored at an evening reception at The Findlay Galleries on February 24th, 2022.
Card gift sets will be distributed at the Palm Beach Fashion Show Reception at the Norton Museum on May 2ndand at all other events that The Salvation Army will hold during its 100th year in Palm Beach County.
Impact for Artists
The Centennial Card Set Design Competition offers significant opportunities for the individual artists:
Award Ceremony and Reception at a Palm Beach Art Gallery
Recognition on The Salvation Army’s local and national websites and social media outlets.
Network with local and national members of the artand media community.
Exposure of Artist’s name and name and work to affluent and influential art collectors.
Connection to Gallery Owners for possible future exhibitions.
The event will be promoted on a variety of media outlets.