Center holding Black history competition for Florida artists


In conjunction with activities surrounding the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday in January 2014, the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural and Education Center is having its first Black History Month Juried Art Exhibition.

The competition is open to all Florida artists 18 years and older. All work must be original in concept, executed by the artist, with the theme “50 years of African-American Achievement from Selma to the White House.’’

All shipping and handling is at the artist expense. The center reserves the right to refuse any artwork that does not meet professional standards. Return of such paintings will occur at the artist’s expense. All accepted work must remain on exhibit for the duration of the show.

Cash awards
Artist may submit up to thre images. All entries for this show exhibition are digital and may be emailed to  through Dec. 13.

Cash awards include first place – $1,000; second place – $500; third place – $250, and five honorable mentions – $50.

Entry fee for first image is $35. Each additional entry is $20 up to three images.

Make nonrefundable check payable to City of Daytona Beach Paintings can be no larger than 48”x 60” weighing not over 60 pounds. All work must be professionally framed or gallery wrapped and ready to be hung.

Sale of artwork
The center will receive a 20 percent commission on all sales. Artist will receive 80 percent of sales.

The center will not be responsible for loss or damage of any works. The center also suggests that participants carry separate insurance for loss or damage in transit.
It also reserves the right to reproduce accepted artwork for publicity purposes.

Jan. 17 ceremony
An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place Jan. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Artwork will be exhibited from Jan. 17 to April 10 at the Center, 1000 Vine Street, Daytona Beach, Fl.32117

For more information, send an email to



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