2019 Prairie Art Showcase

We invite you to apply for entry into the 2019 Prairie Art Showcase. The art showcase is held in conjunction with Governor Kristi Noem’s Invitational Pheasant Hunt. This event will feature talented artists from across our state and gives guests an opportunity to purchase South Dakota artwork. This year’s showcase will take place on Friday, October 25, and Saturday, October 26, 2019, at the Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center in Pierre. The showcase is open to the public on Saturday, October 26.

Entry Requirements
Please complete the enclosed application form online, by mail, or email. Email no more than 10 images of your recent work to kathryn.vandel@state.sd.us. (Non-digital formats, such as photographs, slides or other forms of documentation are not acceptable and will not be viewed or considered by the selection committee.) All applications and digital images must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., June 16, 2019.

Digital images must be submitted as

  • high resolution digital images saved as JPG file (no less than 300 dpi and no more than 600 dpi sized to approximately 5” x 7”). Any image that is too large for manipulation to display in a PowerPoint presentation may not be accepted.
  • formatted to open in the correct orientation (vertical or horizontal and right side up).
  • labeled with applicant’s last name, first name, and the image number; e.g., DoeJane1.jpg, DoeJane2.jpg, etc. (If you have detail images, keep them in sequence with the image of the complete work.)

If you would prefer to submit your application by mail, please include all digital files on a flash drive, CD, or DVD. (Non-digital formats, such as photographs, slides or other forms of documentation are not acceptable and will not be viewed or considered by the selection committee.) **Please note, any materials submitted by mail (flash drive, CD, or DVD) will not be returned. Applications and images submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than June 16, 2019.

Please complete the application form, save the completed form as PDF document, and submit via email to kathryn.vandel@state.sd.us. Please also email no more than 10 images of your recent work to kathryn.vandel@state.sd.uss. All applications and digital images must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., June 16, 2019.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Mail application and digital files to:
South Dakota Arts Council
Attn: Kate Vandel
711 East Wells Ave.
Pierre SD 57501-3369

Questions? Call or email:
Kate Vandel at South Dakota Arts Council:
kathryn.vandel@state.sd.us
605-773-3301