Introducing the Williams Prize in Drawing for Emerging Artists

McWilliams Francisco
Jan 31, 2014 7:12PM

Portfolios of up to four drawings can be submitted February 1 through March 31, 2014, via CaFE ( for the 2014 Williams Prize in Drawing for Emerging Artists.

The Williams Prize is designed for applicants who are creating 2D drawings with either traditional methods, or more experimental contemporary approaches and materials. Drawing media that is encouraged includes, but is not limited to, chalk, charcoal, Conté, graphite, marker, metal-point, pastel, pen & ink, pencil, or other marking materials. Please, no video or digitally created, or enhanced art. Visit our website to view the complete prospectus for this competition, Juror: Fred Wessel (, a master of drawing in silverpoint, as well as the creator of a luminous body of work using egg tempera and gold leaf. Two examples of Wessel's work are here with this post: Molleye Near A Window, pencil on paper and Aquarius, tempera and gold leaf.
Awards: First Prize: $1000; Juror’s Choice Awards: 10 awards, $200 ea. & potential Purchase Award and exhibition opportunities. Questions: [email protected]

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