Juror announced

Juror announced for the 42nd Annual Fine Arts Exhibit


The Brookings Arts Council is pleased to announce the Juror for the Brookings Arts Council 42nd Annual Fine Arts Exhibit and Competition.

Dr. Greg Blair is an Associate Professor of Art and Art History at Northern State University.

Originally from Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, he briefly attempted to be a punk rock drummer before deciding to study art and philosophy. An accomplished artist, he has exhibited his artwork and presented his research in locations such as Italy, Portugal, NYC, New Orleans, Boston, Alaska, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, and Canada. 


Blair’s recent book, Errant Bodies, Mobility, and Political Resistance, will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in September 2018.  


“We are excited to have Dr. Blair as our juror for this long standing and respected exhibit and competition. His insight as an artist and educator will provide our submitting artists great insight and critique for this event,” stated Heather Kuhlman, Executive Director of the Brookings Arts Council.


Rules and entry forms for the Fine Art Exhibit and Competition are available at the Brookings Arts Council and on our website. This annual exhibit is open to residents of South Dakota, 18 and older. All media, with the exception of photography, are eligible. There is a limit of two pieces per artist and the work must have been completed within the past two years. The entry fee is $20.00 per piece with cash prizes awarded to the top four pieces.


The deadline for entering is Friday, July 27th at 5 pm and the exhibit will officially open August 1st. The artists’ reception will be held Thursday, August 2nd from 4:30 to 6:30pm with awards being presented starting at 5pm.


The Brookings Arts Council is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, Noon to 5. There is no admission charge. For more information or copies of the form, contact 605-692-4177, emailat artscouncil@brookings.net , stop in at 524 4th Street in Brookings or check the website at www.brookingsartscouncil.org