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Embracing Our Differences 2013 – Call to Artists

Artists, photographers, professionals, amateurs, teachers and students are all invited to take part in the 2013 Embracing Our Differences exhibition competition.

Embracing Our Differences 2013, the 10th Anniversary outdoor art exhibit, will contain 39 billboard-sized original works of art measuring 16 feet wide by 12.5 feet high (4.8768 m wide by 3.8100 m high). Each selection is accompanied by an inspirational quote.

The exhibit will be displayed during April & May, 2013 at Island Park along Sarasota, Florida’s beautiful bay front.

Become a Part of Embracing Our Differences 2013 Exhibition!

Entrants are asked to submit their interpretation of the theme “Embracing Our Differences” with one or more than one entry. National and international submissions are encouraged.

The following prizes will be awarded in 2013:

  • Best In Show (Adult): A single $1,000.00 cash award will be presented to one submission deemed “Best In Show” (adult) by our Steering Committee. College students will be judged in this category.
  • Best In Show (Student): A $1,000.00 cash award will be presented to one submission deemed “Best In Show” (student) by our Steering Committee. Students high school-age and below will be judged in this category. This prize money will be awarded directly to the student’s school.
  • People’s Choice: A $1,000.00 cash award will be presented at the end of the exhibit to the submission that receives the most votes by visitors to the exhibit who complete our survey form.

Since 2004, Embracing Our Differences has been viewed by more than one million visitors. During the same period, 94,000 students and teachers attended the exhibit – free of charge – for a firsthand observation and discussion concerning the importance of diversity in our lives.

More details can be found on the official website.