The Gibbes Museum of Art is accepting applications for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The 1858 Prize awards $10,000 to an artist whose work contributes to a new understanding of art in the South. Presented annually by the Museum and its auxiliary group Society 1858, the prize recognizes the highest level of artistic achievement in any media. Entries for the annual award and $10,000 cash prize can be made exclusively online at 1858prize.org through October 11, 2020. Artists from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia are eligible to apply.
Visit 1858prize.org for more information and how to apply.