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Kenosha Public Museum

Acrylic International Biennial Exhibition

Location: Wisconsin
Type: Call for Submissions
Any discipline

Deadline: 04/15/2024

Other Criteria:
Competition / prize
No entry fee required


Acrylic International Biennial Exhibition
August 17 – October 27, 2024
Kenosha Public Museum
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Eligibility: Artists age 18+ whose original paintings are 80% or more acrylic, 40 inches or smaller and meet KPM Entry Rules.

Juror Reginald Baylor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Best of Show-ISAP Legacy Award $2,000
1st Place $1,000
2nd Place $750
3rd Place $500
Honorable Mentions receive sponsored prizes
This exhibition is made possible by a gift from the former International Society of Acrylic Painters (ISAP).

Enter Online at CaFÉ

4/15 CaFÉ Online Entry Closes 11:59pm Mountain Time
5/1 Artists notified by email
7/11-17 Paintings DUE at KPM
7/23 Final Screening
8/17 Exhibit Open
9/14 Public Reception with the Juror
10/27 Exhibit Closes 5pm
10/30-11/6 Return Ship/Pickup
Please allow time to complete your entry. Entries and information cannot be changed after payment is processed. Fees are non-refundable. Questions? Please contact:

By entering this exhibition, the artist confirms that they are age 18+ and have agreed to comply fully with all terms and conditions set forth in the 2024 KPM Rules of Entry including and not limited to the following.

Entry must be:

Entirely the submitting artist’s original painting/work of art
80% or more of the painting/visible painted image must be acrylic paint
Finished/framed size is 40 inches or less (approx.1 meter) in widest height or width
Was not created under workshop instruction
Is not derivative of images by any other creator or AI generated
Was created since January 1, 2022
Insurance Value/NFS (Not for Sale) OR For Sale $(Price) must be entered for each entry. Entries do not have to be for sale. Values & Prices cannot be changed after entry. KPM retains a gallery sales commission of 35%.

Accepted paintings must be:

The Artist’s juried CaFÉ entry which cannot be altered or substituted after selection
Prepared for exhibition following KPM instructions sent to selected Artists
Complete and ready to hang, framed or unframed
Less than 25lb (12kg)
Glazed if needed with framing acrylic (NO glass)
Shipped in a cardboard art box
Sent with a pre-paid return shipping label in the box AND a Handling Fee payable by check to Kenosha Public Museum (per shipping instructions)
Received at KPM between July 11 and July 17, 2024
Received Paintings that don’t meet Entry Rules will be returned immediately and replaced from Juror’s chosen Alternates.

Paintings must remain on display through dates of exhibition and ship during scheduled windows, except in unexpected circumstances.

Application Requirements
Entry and Fees must be submitted online at Call for Entry and are not refundable.
Image files must be jpeg/jpg format, maximum 5 MB, 1200 pixels on the longest side, resolution 72 ppi/dpi
Entry Fees are $35 for 1 entry, $5 each additional entry (5 total).
Accepted artists also pay shipping costs plus a handling fee ($35 OR $20 per shipping instructions).
Accepted entries must be delivered, exhibited and returned according to KPM schedule and instructions.
Paintings must remain on display through dates of exhibition.
Eligibility Criteria
International exhibition open to all adult artists painting in acrylic. Artists must be age 18+ and paintings meet KPM Entry Rules.