The Jackson Hole Art Auction is pleased to announce the inaugural Top Tier Juried Competition in conjunction with the eighth annual sale. Top Tier artists, chosen by invitation, are a select group of contemporary artists with exemplary auction records. To date, the following artists are slated to create a new work: Bill Acheff, John Banovich, Carl Brenders, Ken Carlson, Jenness Cortez, Martin Grelle, Z.S. Liang, Bonnie Marris, Kenneth Riley, Tucker Smith, and Mian Situ.
A $10,000 cash prize will be awarded to the artist whose work is of significant merit, as determined by a three person jury: Peter Hassrick, Director Emeritus & Senior Scholar, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Jerry Smith, PhD, Curator of American & Western American Art, Phoenix Art Museum, and Adam Duncan Harris, PhD, Petersen Curator of Art & Research, National Museum of Wildlife Art.
The award will be presented September, 13, 2014, prior to the start of the auction, during which all Top Tier paintings will be sold.
Current highlights for the 2014 auction include significant works by Oscar E. Berninghaus, John Clymer, Bob Kuhn, Stanley Meltzoff, Kenneth Riley, Richard Schmid, and others.
The Jackson Hole Art Auction is seeking high quality consignments for 2014. Please email
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