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The Brush Off, Junior Edition Application

The Brush Off, Junior Edition will be taking place at 7:00pm on Saturday, April 29, 2017. 

Participation Criteria 
THEMUSEUM is seeking 20 artists to participate in The Brush Off, Junior Edition. These young, emerging artists must be in high-school, and between 14 and 19 years old. Artists will compete in fast-paced, 30 minute rounds; winners from each round will be selected by the audience's votes and advance to the final round. Artists who advance through each round should be prepared to participate in three 30 minute rounds with two short breaks all within 3 hours! 
Artists must have permission from their parent/guardian to participate. 
Selection Process
  • Artists will complete the application form below 
  • Don't forget to upload either 3 images of your work or provide a link to your website 
  • A maximum of 20 artists will be accepted 
Application Deadline
Application forms must be completed and submitted by no later than 4:00pm on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. 
What You Can Expect 
  • Be prepared to work under pressure and paint in front of a large audience 
  • Rounds are only 30 minutes each 
  • You have a few minutes at the beginning of each round to mix your colours, etc. 
  • You must use the medium provided by THEMUSEUM: acrylic on canvas
Financial Criteria 
  • There is no artist participation fee or application fee
  • Artists are volunteering their time
  • THEMUSEUM will provide canvases, paint, and easels; artists are to provide their own brushes and tools 
  • All silent auction bids will start at $35 and increase in minimum increments of $10
  • 70% of the auction donations will support THEMUSEUM, and 30% of the auction donations will go back to the artist
  • Artists will receive one comp ticket to the event for a guest 
  • Prizes will be awarded to winners in each round 
  • Each artist will receive a prize for participating 
Final Notification 
Artists will be notified by Friday, March 31, 2017.
Attention Parents: Alcohol and soft drinks will be available for sale at this event. Bartenders will check ID and guests 19+ will be identified by a wristband. 

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