The 2013 competition will be juried by Tim Doud, Duane Keiser and Christine Neill.
Tim Doud received a Bachelor of Science in Painting and Drawing from Columbia College and a Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He also attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, ME. Doud is represented by Priska C Juschka Fine Art in New York, NY and Galerie Brusberg in Berlin, Germany. He has had solo shows at MC Magma in Milan, Italy, The Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, IL and Art Basel in Basel Switzerland. He has received grants from The National Endowment for the Arts (Arts Midwest), the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundations and The Pollock Krasner Art Foundation. His work has been featured in group shows nationally and internationally and he has lectured all over the United States as well as in Lisbon, Portugal. Doud is currently an Associate Professor of Art at American University in Washington, D.C.
Duane Keiser studied painting under Ray Berry at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA and Lennart Anderson at Brooklyn College in New York, NY. His “A Painting a Day” blog has been written about in numerous publications, including USA Today and The New York Times. Using a makeshift easel made from a cigar box, he made a postcard-sized painting each day and posted them to his blog where collectors could bid on them via eBay. He has exhibited at Fischbach Gallery, Allan Stone Gallery and, most recently at the New York Academy of Art. His work resides in several corporate collections and hundreds of private collections worldwide, including the Gregory Peterson Collection. In 2009 he received a grant from Richard Estes’ Acadia Foundation to spend a month painting the landscape in and around Acadia National Park. He currently lives and works in Richmond, VA.
Christine Neill has had numerous solo shows in the United States and France. She also participates in national and international group and juried exhibits. The honors she has received include a Maryland State Arts Council Fellowship and the Mellon Arts Grant. She is represented by Goya Contemporary in Baltimore, MD and her work is included in many private and public collections. Neill graduated from Skidmore College with a Bachelor of Science in Art and earned an Master of Fine Arts in Painting from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. Neill divides her time between Baltimore and New Hampshire. She is a Professor of Painting at Maryland Institute College of Art.